[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Ignore expired cookies

Micah Galizia micahgalizia at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 04:23:18 EEST 2017

Thanks for those comments -- I'll get rid of the strlen in the
upcoming patch but, Nicolas, you lost me there.

Anyway, this patch only does half the job -- I have a new one that is
unfortunately larger, but has taken prior advice to break cookies into

On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 4:12 PM, Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:
> Le decadi 10 germinal, an CCXXV, Alexander Strasser a écrit :
>> If expiry is zero terminated and you are going through it one byte at a time,
>> you could omit the strlen call and just check if expiry[i] is non zero.
>> It's maybe the more common idiom too.
> On the other hand, code that does not need a 0-terminated string is more
> generic.
> I am thinking of the ideas I posted a few months ago about reworking the
> options system to avoid escaping hell. Parsers for various types must be
> able to work in the middle of strings with foreign delimiters. Code that
> is already capable of working in the middle of a string would be easier
> to integrate.
> Of course, all this is in the far future. I will not insist on all new
> code to be able to work like that, but I would like it nonetheless. And
> if it is already written that way, let us keep it.
> All in all, 0-terminated strings were a terrible terrible idea.
> Regards,
> --
>   Nicolas George
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