[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Split libavformat

Måns Rullgård mans
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.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list