[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] fix compilation (was Re: r12489 broke all builds)

Diego Biurrun diego
Thu Mar 20 08:13:47 CET 2008

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 01:28:25PM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 11:49:13AM -0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > A more realistic example is a file, let's call it mpeg12data.c, that includes,
> > say, rational.h, and everything is fine.  One fine day, someone changes
> > rational.h to require stuff from common.h, without adding the #include
> > line.  Suddenly, mpeg12data.c fails to compile because it doesn't include
> > common.h, and has no reason to do so, not directly using any of its symbols.
> I do not consider (esp. one-time) compilation errors a big deal.
> Either way I do not strongly favour either way, I just think that
> headers-including-headers has a higher probability of "silent" failures,

What kind of silent failures would that be?


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