[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] check avcodec_open codec paramert != NULL
Tue Dec 25 16:28:21 CET 2007
On Tue, Dec 25, 2007 at 01:32:48PM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> I personally would prefer if the avcodec_open would check if codec is
> NULL and return an error then.
> The main reason is laziness: You can then just do
> avcodec_open(vf->priv->avctx, avcodec_find_encoder(CODEC_ID_PNG))
> instead of having an extra variable for the avcodec_find_encoder result
> and checking it against NULL.
> What do you think? I admit it encourages sloppy error checking but I
> just hate doing more checks that absolutely necessary, it clutters the
> code too much for my tastes.
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