[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [PATCH] faad decoding error return

kabi zdenek.kabelac
Thu Mar 9 13:06:14 CET 2006

On 3/9/06, Erik Slagter <erik at slagter.name> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-03-09 at 10:19 +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > >> Yes - I prefer the usage of FAADBIN - it make's it simplier for
> distrubution
> > >> of ffmpeg library as it make depending libraries optional.
> > >
> > > Ideal for this situation would be to use dlopen() thereby making the
> > > linking optional. But I know of the caveats of dlopen() :-(
> >
> > That's what we're doing, optionally.
> Excuse me, I never dug into this, I assumed faadbin meant that a pipe
> was opened to the faad executable (yuck...).

I would be volutering myselft to change some other codecs to use dlopen
at runtime - but there would have to be some more general agreement on this.

I guess  lame & vorbis are good adepts for such thing.

Of course it depends on my free time (now I have some :) so I'm back
here again :)


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