[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] Remove libvlc_free
remi at remlab.net
Wed May 22 17:25:14 CEST 2019
Le keskiviikkona 22. toukokuuta 2019, 11.44.11 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> I don't really care about UB,
Then don't design an API for a language subject to UB.
> it was there for a reason
Yes. It was there because by the time we realized that it was useless, it was
already part of the stable ABI. The stable ABI that ends with 3.*.
> and it's still used.
libvlc_media_player_stop() is also still used. And?
This API is not only useless, it's misleading and thus actively harmful.
> If you want to remove it, start a discussion on the ML.
If you want to change a past decision, you start a discussion on the ML.
I already discussed supporting CIL, and then, after realizing that it was not
that simple, not directly supporting it.
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