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

Rich Felker dalias
Tue Mar 27 22:13:08 CEST 2007

On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 09:56:21PM +0300, Uoti Urpala wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-03-27 at 20:10 +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > and most important we played this rewrite the filter system from scratch
> > game since _YEARS_ both in ffmpeg and mplayer with not a single line of
> > code coming out of it. its time for thouse who want their supperior
> > filter system to start coding instead of blocking efforts to improve
> > the situation with unspecific claims that it could be done better
> Nobody has implemented a better filter system, but it seems that few
> people have been working on filters at all. There hasn't been much
> activity within the existing MPlayer filter system either, and MEncoder
> (primary user of nontrivial filter chains) has been mostly abandoned.

I gave up writing filters for MPlayer because it was so painful. I'd
be much more interested in writing them if the API were reasonable and
if I didn't feel like it was a total deadend.


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