[vlc-devel] commit: Fix a2e0eaa1708f05680d0c6bc1ba25873e6d2b6b3f on legacy platforms ( RÃ©mi Denis-Courmont )
rdenis at simphalempin.com
Tue Sep 23 10:59:34 CEST 2008
On Tue, 23 Sep 2008 09:13:20 +0200, Sébastien Escudier
<sebastien-devel at celeos.eu> wrote:
>> Fix a2e0eaa1708f05680d0c6bc1ba25873e6d2b6b3f on legacy platforms
> Thanks for fixing my report.
> What do you mean by legacy platforms ?
It does not have atomic operations. GCC has had them since 4.1. The x86
family has supported them for years and years (since 486).
The alternative are spin locks, dangerous, and mutexes, unacceptably slow.
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