[Ffmpeg-devel] Embedded preview vhook/voutfb.so /dev/fb

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Mar 27 19:38:55 CEST 2007

Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 07:38:00AM -0400, Marc Hoffman wrote:
>> I was looking at libmpcodecs that is one awsome piece of software,
>> which has probably been around a while so most of the bugs have been
>> shaken out.  This seems like a reasonable path to me which leverages a
>> lot of mature (reasonably) technology.
> LMAO... You can construct filter chains which simply crash, or which
> output the wrong thing based on adjacent filters' presence or
> absence... It's just that most of the common cases work well enough
> that no one notices..
> I'm one of the main people who wrote (and enhanced existing) filters
> for it way back, so I have good reason to believe it sucks.. :)

I'm with Rich on this one.  It's a waste of time to replace the vhooks
with something else that doesn't work properly and which we'll want to
replace again anyway.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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