[vlc-devel] [PATCH v2 3/3] fingerprinter: use vlc_cond_t instead of sleep

Alexandre Janniaux ajanni at videolabs.io
Fri Mar 27 11:13:03 CET 2020


On Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 10:50:59PM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le maanantaina 23. maaliskuuta 2020, 20.07.49 EET Alexandre Janniaux a écrit :
> > I fixed the issues mentioned by Rémi and added information
> > about the previous state of the file.
> Yes. No objections from me, but better check with the original author, prolly.

After discussion with François, the original reason seems
lost and this might not be that important. I guess that we
will find out the issue again if there was one.

> > I didn't send the thread cancellation -> boolean patch though
> > because it was not very simplifying anything (+16 -11) and it
> > needed an additional atomic as the lock is not shared between
> > the incoming queue steal at the beginning and the processing
> > queue later.
> > I'll send it in a separate patchset afterwards to have more
> > opinion on it, but I don't think mine is for removal of this
> > thread cancellation code.
> I don't care either way. Your patch does add one use of the, err, unwieldly
> and unloved, cleanup handlers. Then again, multiple wait points is one of the
> scenarii where thread cancellation shines over ad-hoc exit handling.


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