[vorbis-dev] BCB build successful?

David K. Gasaway dgasaway at bigvalley.net
Wed Jan 31 21:02:30 PST 2001

> Usually such 'compiler bugs' are actually programer bugs, where the
> programmer expects behavior that is not in the C spec and the C
> compiler gets more creative with it's interpertation of the standard
> in order to generate faster code..

But they'd generally take this tack throughout, no?  Programmers 
just get upset when their production (optimized) code suddenly 
breaks  :)

> Considering that Blade is almost the same as the ISO reference mp3
> encoder, which is full of aweful bugs, thats more likely the case.

They sounded quite sure it was a compiler problem.  But what 
programmer hasn't ever blamed the compiler?  I know I have...

> Vorbis is actually very well coded, so I'd doubt we'd see too many of
> such bugs.

Vorbis code is at the bottom of my list.

David K. Gasaway
dgasaway at comports.com
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31 January 2001

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