[FFmpeg-devel] vfw codec support in libavcodec

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Dec 18 11:22:10 CET 2008

Peter Ross wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 11:10:46PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> FFmpeg is not meant to be a wrapper for third-party libraries.  We
>> only use external libraries for important codecs lacking an
>> FFmpeg-native implementation.
> Isn't libavdevice already doing precisely that?

No, libavdevice interfaces capture/playback devices through whatever
facilities the OS provides.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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