[vlc-devel] [PATCH] support for stream size in imem access?module

Laurent Aimar fenrir at elivagar.org
Thu Jul 1 10:28:03 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jul 01, 2010 at 09:57:31AM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Jul 2010 00:28:38 +0200, Laurent Aimar <fenrir at elivagar.org>
> wrote:
> >  Your patch in itself is fine, but I wonder if we shouldn't add (u)int64
> > config support first. var_* does support int64_t using var_*Time, the
> only
> > bit missing seems to be config_* part.
> > 
> >  Anyone against config_ int64_t type support ? (If none, I will try to
> add
> > it).
> IMHO we should merge int and int64 since configuration and variable values
> are stored in a union anyway. And yes, I imply that var_*Time() should be
> gotten rid of.
 Unless I misunderstood, a union of int and int64 won't behave nicely on big
endian CPU ie reading using the int doesn't give you the same value as reading
using the int64 even when the value can be stored without loss by both.


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