[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavdevice: SDL Audio Playback

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Sun Dec 13 21:27:00 CET 2009

On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 07:44:27PM +0100, Ivo wrote:
> > Also we should try to reuse existing code if at all possible, like
> > mplayers video and audio out. Rewriting all the video outs from mplayer
> > is just the most brain amputated thing someone could attempt.
> I agree partly. Some ao's/vo's are very good (OpenGL comes to mind) but 
> others are a somewhat messy. And a lot of them are not that much work to 
> rewrite. The added benefit is that the new _o's are LGPL (well, at least 
> the ones I will write) and MPlayer's are GPL. And besides that, it is not 
> that trivial to lift libvo or libao2 out of MPlayer and remove all MPlayer 
> dependency. It's something I started doing before I 'discovered' 
> libavdevice :)

Well, as an incentive I can offer to relicencs gl_common.c and the OSD handling
in vo_gl under LGPL if someone makes the effort to port things over...
However I don't really want to end up maintaining a FFmpeg and a MPlayer version
of it (or in general have the code duplicated)...

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