[vlc-devel] [PATCH 7/7] vout: display: pass the vout_display_priv_t directly in internal calls

Steve Lhomme robux4 at ycbcr.xyz
Thu Oct 10 08:15:00 CEST 2019

On 2019-10-09 18:19, RĂ©mi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Hi,
> This feels very backward. We don't normally pass the private data. And the
> compilers are perfectly capable to optimize the back-and-forth conversion so
> the change is completely useless.

container_of() is a glorified cast. One should not use cast unless 
there's no other option.

This is exactly the same as was done in 

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