[FFmpeg-devel] Splitting libavformat (Was: [PATCH] IPv6 support v.2)

Nicolas George nicolas.george
Fri Nov 16 21:16:43 CET 2007

Le sextidi 26 brumaire, an CCXVI, Luca Abeni a ?crit?:
> I am leaving for the weekend in about one or two hours,

I guess my mail will be too late then.

>							  and I'll not be
> online until monday, but I'll have some time to hack ffmpeg.
> If noone else is working on this, I'll split libavformat.

That would be good news.

> 2) a first library for network protocols (udp, tcp, http, rtp, rtsp) and a
> second one for grabbing from other devices (audio, v4l, v4l2, x11grab &
> friends)

Only grabbing? I had the idea that output devices would have their place in
the same library as well.

> Anyone has other ideas? Which one is preferred?

I am all in favor of 2.

> In my plan, I will simply move code from one library to another, without
> changing any API (I hope this can be done ;-).

What do you intend to do concerning the registering of pseudo-formats? Keep
a single list or a separate list? If this is a single list, register with


  Nicolas George

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