[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avdevice/decklink: Removed pthread dependency

Aaron Levinson alevinsn at aracnet.com
Mon Apr 17 02:25:59 EEST 2017

On 4/16/2017 3:31 PM, Hendrik Leppkes wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 12:26 AM, Aaron Levinson <alevinsn at aracnet.com> wrote:
>> On 4/16/2017 1:33 PM, Timo Rothenpieler wrote:
>>>> Thanks, applied.
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Marton
>>> This seems to have broken the coverity builds:
>>> https://travis-ci.org/FFmpeg/FFmpeg-Coverity/builds/222597943#L1103
>> It was suggested on IRC by James Almer that "it seems to complain about
>> ubitux's 'strict' pthread implementation (for assert levels above 0). Maybe
>> it needs to be disabled for C++ sources."
> The real problem is in av_err2str, which uses a temporary array, which
> is either not valid in C++ (likely), or not supported by MSVC for
> reasons (although in contrast to C support, its C++ support is
> generally pretty good).
> But considering how little C++ code we have, its probably best to
> somehow avoid using it instead of trying to fix it.
> - Hendrik

I don't think this has much to do with MSVC here, because coverity is 
doing a gcc/g++ build.  I suspect that it is failing with any gcc/g++ 
build because of the patch.  I'll work on this now.


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