[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] thread: fix compilation with clang 7 or older
thomas at gllm.fr
Thu Feb 27 20:23:32 CET 2020
On Thu, Feb 27, 2020, at 19:20, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le torstaina 27. helmikuuta 2020, 16.20 EET Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > On Thu, Feb 27, 2020, at 15:50, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > > Point being, it's a compiler bug, which is already fixed. Don't use old
> > > buggy EOL compilers. This patch is wrong.
> > But we are still stating that VLC 4.0 can be built with "buggy EOL
> > compilers" like you said.
> > So, the issue can't be closed until we either:
> > - Bump the compiler version from NEWS
> That does not belong in the NEWS file at all. 99.999% of people browsing the
> NEWS file don't care about the compiler used, even less about the minimum
> compiler requirements.
> This normally belongs in the INSTALL file, but even then, most people who do
> build won't read that. They'll run the configure script, and possibly read wiki
> pages. This needs to be checked by configure, as Marvin said.
I completely agree.
We could also need a CI running the oldest compiler when we switch to gitlab.
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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