[vlc-devel] Base for VLC ports (was Re: bluray: Add support for overlay)

Rafaël Carré funman at videolan.org
Fri Mar 9 18:51:42 CET 2012

Le 2012-03-09 11:48, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
> Le jeudi 8 mars 2012 20:52:28 Rémi Denis-Courmont, vous avez écrit :
>> Le jeudi 8 mars 2012 20:43:51 Rafaël Carré, vous avez écrit :
>>> It's not really the point because so far there is only one patch for VLC
>>> (for pthread_cancel)
>> A pthread_cancel patch was posted ages ago. It was not just ugly. It was
>> wrong and full of bugs or undefined behaviours. If you have any
>> self-respect as programmer, you don't publish that with your name on it.
>> If you have respect for your (prospective) users, you don't release that.
> Regretably, some people seem to have misinterpreted this statement.

> For the record, I do maintain that the original patch had a number of bugs, 
> and that it should not be included in releases, in the event that it still has 
> not have been fixed.

I agree.

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