[FFmpeg-devel] Memory leaks in Ffmpeg after changing vlc allocation approach
Fri Jun 20 00:32:13 CEST 2008
Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Art Clarke <aclarke at vlideshow.com> wrote:
>> However there is a development philosophy worth considering; once you start
>> suppressing and explicitly allowing a form of leaking, there is a tendency
>> for developers to suppress vs. understand errors they see. My belief and
>> experience suggests the longer one keeps the philosophy that suppression is
>> discouraged, the stronger the code remains
> I would just make the point that it'd be nice to be able to unload and
> reload ffmpeg, as would be useful in a dynamically loadable module.
> I'd love to be able to unallocate and completely free and unload
> ffmpeg and reload it later on (possibly a different version, etc.).
IMHO ffmpeg is an executable, not a library.
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