[vlc-devel] [PATCH] libvlc: use the libvlc_video_marquee_option_t enum directly

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon May 27 16:40:37 CEST 2019

Le maanantaina 27. toukokuuta 2019, 17.23.43 EEST Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> On 2019-05-27 15:58, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Are you sure that the enum is frozen in adamantium? Changing an enum
> > typedef is an ABI break, in general.
> There's no guarantee it's going to change, just like all the other enums
> we use. It won't change the host code after recompilation though, as
> long as values are added after at the end of the enums.

I don't know if that's sufficient for ABI preservation in both C and C++. But 
using enum types is known to cause annoying warning problems in switch 

This discussion has already been had here in the past with the conclusion that 
we're better off with integers.

Реми Дёни-Курмон

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