[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Add open_memstream replacement

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Aug 25 14:53:17 CEST 2016

Le torstaina 25. elokuuta 2016, 13.50.46 EEST Derek Buitenhuis a écrit :
> On 8/25/2016 1:19 PM, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> > And it seems pretty silly to me to include entire 200 line
> > reimplemntations
> > and also not supporting Windows, in order to use the latter two, when it
> > is not 100% required.
> To be clear, this is kinda what I mean (rad the disclaimed at the top):
>     https://gist.github.com/dwbuiten/66f007058d27bf04663c362732f9be2a

That´s awful.

> That kind of thing, in my mind, is preferable to a 'convenient' solution
> that is less portable.

I utterly disagree. And FWIW, even the kernel (!) has introduced convenience 
helpers for buffer formatting - for pretty much the same purposes/reasons.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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