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

Dave Yeo daveryeo
Mon Nov 26 22:15:31 CET 2007

On 11/26/07 09:51 am, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Nov 26, 2007 12:16 PM, Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 09:00:00AM -0800, Dave Yeo wrote:
>>> FYI, OS/2 currently does not have getaddrinfo and I doubt that it will
>>> ever have IPv6 support.
>> I'd like to note here that this should not influence the decision about
>> IPv6 support in any way.  While it's nice and desirable to support as
>> many platforms as possible, supporting fringe platforms must not put a
>> burden on the general case, hinder technical progress or make the main
>> platforms harder to maintain.
> Agreed. Also, note that there are usually already add-on libs for such
> platforms (also for earlier win** versions) to provide said functions, we
> can just link to those on such "fringe platforms".
> Ronald

I also agree that it shouldn't hinder progress which is why I haven't 
mentioned it until now. If it is easy to support OS/2 it would be nice 
to do and I was already considering an extra lib to add extra support.
I'll have to research  the add-on libs.

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