[vlc-devel] commit: libvlc: Don't use enum directly, it's a?bad pratice for ABI compat. (Pierre d'Herbemont )
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Wed Jun 10 19:34:58 CEST 2009
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 7:27 PM, Laurent Aimar<fenrir at via.ecp.fr> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> Le mercredi 10 juin 2009 20:10:36 Laurent Aimar, vous avez écrit :
>> > On Tue, Jun 09, 2009, git version control wrote:
>> > > vlc | branch: 1.0-bugfix | Pierre d'Herbemont <pdherbemont at free.fr> | Mon
>> > > May 25 03:42:10 2009 -0700| [59c79c740cf3517b7fa96ebd0e4f98d950352102] |
>> > > committer: Pierre d'Herbemont
>> > >
>> > > libvlc: Don't use enum directly, it's a bad pratice for ABI compat.
>> > Are you sure that this change does not break the ABI ?
>> > (I think there is other enum change like that one) ?
>> That depends on the calling convention.
> Didn't know this one.
>> In other words, it does break the ABI.
> I was more thinking about the fact that enum can be stored as an
> int, unsigned int or a unsigned(?) char at the compilator convenience,
> unless I am wrong. And so it might break all structures using it.
C99 standard states that an enumerated constant is of type int,
therefore it shouldn't be at the compiler convenience :p
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