[vlc-devel] [PATCH v2 01/10] core: add atomic refcounter helper

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Jul 2 18:24:40 CEST 2018

Le maanantaina 2. heinäkuuta 2018, 18.46.58 EEST Romain Vimont a écrit :
> On Mon, Jul 02, 2018 at 06:32:33PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Scratch picture_t, but still read-only objects (e.g. QString backend
> > storage) or read-only accesses don't need release barrier.
> > 
> > Also acquire barrier is not needed when reference count is more than
> > 1-to-0.
> I'm glad you watched the video linked in the commit message more than 3
> minutes (1), so that you were able to apply what the author explained in
> some random file in VLC yesterday (2).

I am not sure if this is sarcasm but I did not watch the video.

> However, I think it would benefit the project more if this was done in
> a helper used many times.

In theory yes. But so far, I do not know a non-broken way to achieve that.

Реми Дёни-Курмон

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