[Ffmpeg-devel] splitting libavformat

Måns Rullgård mru
Mon Jan 29 12:12:15 CET 2007

Diego Biurrun said:
> 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 agree.  I'd prefer a name like libavio over libavprotocols though, but
that's details.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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