[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] updated LGPL AC-3 decoder

Aurelien Jacobs aurel
Sat Feb 10 16:27:51 CET 2007

On Sat, 10 Feb 2007 15:44:14 +0100
Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 01:17:52AM -0500, Justin Ruggles wrote:
> > I just realized I forgot to ask something I've been meaning to bring up.
> >  Does the old, unused ac3dec.c need to be kept around for archival
> > reasons or can it be reused/patched-over for the LGPL decoder instead of
> > using a name like ac3_decoder.c?
> For consistency reasons I would prefer to reuse the old name.


> Maybe we can rename the file to libac3dec.c first or something.

AFAICT ac3dec.c is currently unused (there is no Makefile rule to
build it). So I guess it can safely be removed.
I vote for removing it right now.

> Another thing that needs to be decided is what to do with the internal
> liba52 copy.  I vote for removing it right away, the external one works
> and we will have a native decoder in the near future.

And IMO, we should even aim at removing external liba52 support (when
native ac3 support will be fully functionnal and well tested).


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