[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] thread: fix compilation with clang 7 or older

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Feb 28 14:50:10 CET 2020

Le vendredi 28 février 2020, 14:28:25 EET Denis Charmet a écrit :
> On 2020-02-27 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.
> I totally get your point and would normally agree with you but not
> everybody can update their toolchain, especially in embedded when you
> depend on whatever the SOC vendor delivers you.

Updating the run-time is nigh-impossible. Updating the toolchain is very 
possible, if it's some standard ISA and OS ABI like ARM/ARM64 on Linux/

> And let's not talk about
> the rest of the corporate world where we have to deal with people still
> using Ubuntu 16.04.

Both versions of Ubuntu LTS have Clang 8 officially available from Ubuntu repos, 
so I fail to see a point there.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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