[Ffmpeg-devel] Mac OSX debug build problems

Anders Moden ffmpeg
Wed Oct 25 10:43:01 CEST 2006

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>
Reply-To: FFmpeg development discussions and patches <ffmpeg-devel at mplayerhq.hu>
Date:  Wed, 25 Oct 2006 01:38:45 +0200

>> My suggestion is to have some kind of design document. Maybe there is  
>> something like that already but I haven't found it. I have been  
>> single stepping a lot to find out how muxers and protocols work. What  
>> flags to be used and how to structure members for frames, time base  
>> etc work. How yuv formats can be converted to rgba etc. All these  
>> issues could have been described in some kind of design document.  
>> perhaps one overall part that describes the overall architecture and  
>> some sub parts for more complicated stuff like h264 encoders,rtsp  
>> control,sap/sdp etc.
>i fully agree that such a document would be nice, do you volunteer
>to write (part of) it? 

Well. I can contribute with what I so far have learned but my guess is that I lack knowledge about the "inner" parts that is required to make a good effort. However I can start with writing down what I so far have learned and perhaps you or someone else could use this as a hint of what newbies find difficult...


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