[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] IPv6 support v.2

Luca Abeni lucabe72
Mon Nov 26 17:36:40 CET 2007

Hi Michael,

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> 3) wait some time, and see if people complain. Implement a getaddrinfo replacement
>>     in an external library (maybe the libossupport - or whatever is the name -
> libossupport is a nice name :)
>>      that Michael is requesting?),
> iam not requesting it

Sorry, I used a bad wording. I should have said "suggesting".

> i just strongly think that os_support.* and all
> similar hacks belong into a lib different from libav*

I agree with this, and I'll work on moving this code in libossupport

>> Again, this is just my opinion. I do not want to force anyone to follow it.
>> If people agree that this is the way to go, I can help following the path I
>> indicated.
> i agree in general with it but id be more evil and just disable the IPV4 code
> instead of "ensure that the "getaddrinfo" code works well ..." that is if it
> works on your system ...

Well, I can already see that we would have problems on mingw systems...
That's why I'd like to have a fix for that before removing the IPv4 code.

But if someone else removes the IPv4 code I will not complain (I just do not
want to be responsible for its removal now).


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