[flac-dev] patch for win_utf8_io.c: vsnprintf_s vs. MinGW

Federico Miyara fmiyara at fceia.unr.edu.ar
Thu Sep 18 23:48:18 PDT 2014


Many people still use WinXP and will be using it for a while. This may 
be a reason.


Federico Miyara

On 18/09/2014 6:53, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> lvqcl wrote:
>> Oops. It seems that vsnprintf_s isn't always available on MinGW platform:
>> MinGW declares this function only if MINGW_HAS_SECURE_API macro is defined.
>> That's because WinXP version of msvcrt.dll doesn't contain secure functions
>> like vsnprintf_s.
> I thought Micorsoft had recently stopped supporting WinXP. If Micorsoft
> has stopped supporting it I see no reason for FLAC to support it.
> Cheers,
> Erik

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