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Re: Any users of atomic_ops?



On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 21:06 +0200, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> PulseAudio recently added a dependency to the atomic_ops package. As I
> can't find this package in Fedora, I'm in a bit of a pickle. I suppose I
> could put up a review request with an rpm for it, but the package is a
> bit odd so I'm considering another approach.
> 
> atomic_ops seems to be only intended for static link use, as it doesn't
> build any .so files. An idea I had was to just include this tarball in
> the PulseAudio package and get a bit creative with the build process.
> The metacity package used this approach for libcm, so it's not unheard of...
> 
> Comments? Flames? Public flogging?
> 

I don't know what atomic ops PulseAudio uses, but glib implements a
number of atomic operations since at least 2.8, so one option would be
to convince upstream to switch to these, if they suit the needs.


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