[FFmpeg-devel] Google Summer of Code participation

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Apr 7 05:22:21 CEST 2009

On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 09:48:59PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 7:19 PM, Stefano Sabatini
> <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> wrote:
> > BTW while you're at it maybe it would be a good idea to svn cp also
> > the avformat.h header, i.e. create a libavcodec/avpacket.h file svn
> > copying libavformat/avformat.h, mark it as an "internal but installed"
> > (see libavformat/avio.h), and move to avpacket.h the AVPacket
> > definition.
> It's not internal, everyone uses these functions, just look at
> ffplay.c, it uses av_init/dup/free_packet(). ffmpeg.c also uses
> av_destruct_packet(). New header file may make sense, acodec.h is
> crowded...

spliting installed headers means a speedloss because more files need
to opened (seeking being slow on disks), of course one file more
is negligible but if it where 1 vs. 100 you should notice it (after
flushing the disk cache that is)


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