[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/3] [RFC] chromecast: use a dummy socket to notify the receiving thread of pending work

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon May 9 16:59:08 CEST 2016

Le 2016-05-09 14:48, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
> Le 2016-05-09 12:53, Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>> --
>> In some cases we will need to send STOP or SEEK messages from some 
>> threads
>> that have been interrupted, resulting in TLS not sending the data. 
>> So now
>> we send messages from the receiving thread.
> This was already rejected earlier. I fail to see any relevant 
> difference.

A = B

is almost always a bug. This has already been discussed a number of 
times here. And in the unlikely event that it is not a bug, you can use 
atomic ops instead, so it is a bug anyway.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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