[vlc-devel] [PATCH] configure: Support systems with popcount(3) and popcountll(3)

Kamil Rytarowski n54 at gmx.com
Sat Feb 24 12:38:43 CET 2018

On 24.02.2018 12:24, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
> On 24.02.2018 12:08, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
>> On 24.02.2018 08:20, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>>> Le lauantaina 24. helmikuuta 2018, 9.19.14 EET Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
>>>> I'm pretty sure this breaks the test suite.
>>> Actually, it does not break the test suite; it does not apply.
>> I've prepared it against
>> https://git.videolan.org/git/vlc/vlc-3.0.git
>> I will try to rebase it to vlc HEAD.
> In HEAD these functions were changed into a macro with C11 _Generic...
> I can rename this macro and fallback functions to vlc_popcount()
> vlc_popcountll() and for NetBSD call internally the libc functions and
> fallback to __builtin_ for others.
> Does it sound OK?

And since the already submitted patch is prepared for 3.0, could we
please merge it with 3.0?

I will prepare appropriate patch for HEAD once we will agree on the

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