[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Split libavformat
Mon Nov 26 12:59:41 CET 2007
Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> also iam starting to think that the way you split lavf is extreemly bad
>> spliting out random (de)muxers and protocols is quite similar to what can
>> already and much cleaner be done with --disable-demuxer/...
> maybe "extreemly bad" is exagerating
thanks; now I feel less guilty ;-)
> but the way you split things is a little
> as if libavcodec and libavformat where together and you would split rarely
> used codecs and (de)muxers out into a seperate lib instead of spliting
> codecs from (de)muxers
I do not fully agree with this example: what I am trying to do is to separate
from libavformat all the formats and protocols that do not read from a "real
file"... And that heavily depened on the operating system.
> for static linking spliting net/grabing off makes no difference, they can
> just be disabled configure style
I read all your doubts, and I cannot say I disagree with them.
I started working on this split because I often read on the mailing list
that grabbing and network code should be removed from libavformat. At the
nth time I read something like this, I said "hey, this is easy!" and I
posted my ideas about just moving some code to different libraries.
And to show what I was thinking about, I posted my patches.
I now see this is not what you was hoping for... So, let's just discuss
how things should be done and I'll try to provide the right patches.
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