[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Split libavformat
Sat Dec 8 10:41:38 CET 2007
Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 03:52:20AM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 07, 2007 at 12:56:50AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> > That said, I don't think that the best strategy for portability is to
>> > add missing pieces for certain systems to every program. Instead those
>> > missing pieces should be added to the system directly, even if this is a
>> > little harder to achieve. Short term pain, long term gain.
>> yes, it seems we agree everywhere
>> * no mess in libav*
>> * OS/platform should be fixed to be POSIX, ISO C ... compliant
>> * duplicating hacks of OSs in every application is bad
>> whats left are OSs which just wont be fixed ...
>> for these and until the others are fixed, libossupport can provide missing
>> stuff, its not a duplication per app but rather factorizing this duplication
>> out into a seperate lib which could be used by (m)any applications
> I'd actually go one step further and make libossupport completely
> independent of FFmpeg
I second that.
mans at mansr.com
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