[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Split libavformat

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Nov 27 18:46:56 CET 2007

On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 04:24:08PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 04:21:04PM +0100, Luca Abeni wrote:
> > 
> > Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > >> Anyway, for the moment the only ffmpeg code that should be moved to
> > >> libossupport
> > >> is libavformat/os_support.* (and maybe some part of network.h?), right?
> > > 
> > > I think the question is: do we need/want libossupport?
> > 
> > I think yes, unless we want to cause big regressions for some OSs...
> I don't think FFmpeg should enter into the operating system business.

if you want ffmpeg to be useable only on linux then i think you should
remove yourself from the list of people who have write access to ffmpeg
its definitly not my intent to make ffmpeg run only on 1-3 Platforms
for no reason beyond that we can
also i dont think our users or the other developers want that ...

if support requires changes which would lead to less readable or harder
to maintain code (VC++ for example) droping that is fine

but arguing that the code doesnt belong into lavf and then arguing that
we should not create a proper place for such code is very unprofessional
and egoistic

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