[FFmpeg-devel] Need help in getting started
Wed Feb 18 00:43:28 CET 2009
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 12:36:20AM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Tuesday 2009-02-17 20:53:18 +0100, Vitor Sessak encoded:
> > Ratnadeep Debnath wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I have been a Fedora user for last one year. I am learning C, python,
> > > C++. Every time, I setup a system ( mine or other's) I remember doing
> > > a
> > > $yum install ffmpeg*
> > >
> > > I was said that I need this to play audio and video. Now I am
> > > interested in knowing how ffmpeg works, and how I can contribute
> > > towards its development.
> > > Where do I start and how?
> > 1. Read the FFmpeg documentation and learn the basics of using the
> > command line ffmpeg tool.
> > 2. Understand the difference between libavcodec/libavformat
> > 3. Understand more or less how the source code is organized and learn
> > how to compile/build it from source code
> > 4. Follow this list for a few weeks to understand how patch submission
> > works and what we value/do not accept in patches
> > 5. Find a task to start coding (use the wiki page people pointed you
> > to). Don't be too bold, start with something easy. Read also the FFmpeg
> > codec/demuxer howtos.
> I wonder if that would be possible to mark in roundup the level of
> (the estimated) difficulty of a task, I know other projects do some
yes its possible in roundup and i agree that its a good idea
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