[Mplayer-cvslog] CVS: main/libao2 ao_alsa.c,1.2,1.3

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Mon Jul 5 16:52:38 CEST 2004


> i dont't want to fight one of the malloc vers. alloca flamewars again 
> which is fighted a million times before us. the man page you mentioning 
> is from the sixties. alloca is much improved since then. since alsa is 
> running mostly on linux (advanced linux sound architecture) we have no 
> portability issues here.

Well, I just use what I have, lacking experience.

> so for short: i want to use the alloca functions in the alsa api cause:
> 1. the malloc functions are depreciated

Ok, that's a good reason.

> 2. it's cooler....

I'd call it obfuscating, but you're right, no reason to start a flamewar 
about that...

Please take a look at my latest ao_alsa patch once you get the time ;-)

Reimar Döffinger

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