[Ffmpeg-devel] splitting libavformat

Aurelien Jacobs aurel
Mon Jan 29 12:25:48 CET 2007

On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 11:12:15 -0000 (GMT)
M?ns Rullg?rd <mru at inprovide.com> wrote:

> 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.

I absolutely agree. I already thought about spliting a libavio and libavgrab.
That would be great.


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