[vlc-devel] commit: mozilla: call libvlc_playlist_items_count() with playlist lock held . (Jean-Paul Saman )
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Mon Feb 9 17:07:52 CET 2009
On Mon, Feb 09, 2009, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le lundi 9 février 2009 17:47:45 Jean-Paul Saman, vous avez écrit :
> > Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> > > On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 09:45:24AM +0100, git version control wrote :
> > >> vlc | branch: master | Jean-Paul Saman <jean-paul.saman at m2x.nl> | Mon
> > >> Feb 9 09:42:07 2009 +0100| [b9dfd94693317fec3df66bd418b90777db8b8a93] |
> > >> committer: Jean-Paul Saman
> > >>
> > >> mozilla: call libvlc_playlist_items_count() with playlist lock held.
> > >
> > > Should this be backported ?
> > It protects playlist_CurrentSize() with a lock. 1.0-git enforces it
> > 0.9-bugfix doesn't. I think it is safe to backport this, but do test
> > when you do.
> What's the point of taking the lock if you do nothing but read the value
> before you release? It's not going to be much "safer". I don't see the point
> of backporting.
playlist_CurrentSize checks (now) that the lock is taken as it should be as the
variable is written and read from multiple threads.
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