[Ffmpeg-devel] splitting libavformat

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Mon Jan 29 10:48:20 CET 2007


Diego Biurrun wrote:
> I've been thinking about $subject since the last round of build system
> changes that broke MPlayer.  We had to disable a ton of stuff in
> libavformat that we do not really need.  It seems to me that the
> underlying problem is that libavformat has become kind of a grab bag
> that contains a multitude of more or less unrelated things.
> We have support for grab devices and networking protocols as well as
> multimedia container formats.  IMO libavformat should only contain the
> latter, the former to could go into something like libavprotocols and
> libavgrab.
> Thoughts?

I was thinking about libavio once, which could contain URLProtocol, and
url_fopen etc...

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