[FFmpeg-cvslog] r19173 - trunk/libavformat/adtsenc.c

Jethro Walters turkeyman121
Mon Jun 29 22:46:02 CEST 2009

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 09:04:11AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> "Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> writes:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 4:30 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 11:11:21PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>>>>> See attached. I chose libavutil because log.h is there.
>>>> that i have to reject, libavutil is not your trashcan
>>> Err, wait, I thought you wanted to dissect out pieces of lavc into lavu if
>>> lavf used them also to decrease the dependence of lavf on lavc? Or is that
>>> no longer the case? (Again, not that I care much, but I'm making lots of
>>> mistakes in the "but I thought that..." department lately.)
>> That was originally the intent.  Somewhere along the way it seems to
>> have changed.
> It was never my intent to make lavu into a place for code common to lavc&lavf
> Thats also written in the 2nd sentance of doc/avutil.txt
> the 1st sentance:
> (libavutil is a small lightweight library of generally useful functions)
> explains what it was intended for.
> Its true this is my view and others might surely have a differnt view but
> as far as i can remeber noone said anything against what is written in
> avutil.txt ...
> Besides all this, a lightweight lib of usefull things like balanced binary
> trees, md5,sh1,crc,aes,portable reading of IEEE floats, ...
> is usefull for many applications and libs.
> a lib that contains exactly all code common to lavc & lavf is primarely
> usefull to lavc & lavf.
> Also if the goal is to make lavf useable withot lavc well, what else would be
> used, propriatery codecs? nothing? iam surely in favor of seperating them
> more cleanly but i think using lavu as a common trash dump would be a big
> loss

Pardon me for thinking out loud, but could a new directory, something
like "libavcommon", be useful in this regard? If it's common across more
than one of the "libav" codebases, then shouldn't it be in one coherent
place? Again, pardon me for thinking very much out loud here.

Jethro Walters

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