[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] access/live555: make TimeoutPrevention thread interruptable

Filip Roséen filip at atch.se
Wed Aug 3 11:14:14 CEST 2016

Hi Remi,

On 16/08/03 11:11, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:

> That patch has no effects at run-time and is obviously(1) completely pointless.
> (1) If you follow the code, it does vlc_msleep_i11e -> vlc_mwait_i11e -> mwait. So it
> just replaces msleep(X) with mwait(mdate()+X).

I thought the _i11e-functions were meant to be interruptible and provide a
point-of-cancellation, though I just found out exactly what you are stating
above after some further debugging.

I will do some further research and make sure that the intention is honored
in a portable manner.

Thank you!
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