[FFmpeg-devel] FOMS 2009 FFmpeg outbrief

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Jan 27 11:20:03 CET 2009

Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:

> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:10:12PM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 09:23:45PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> [...]
>> > - less dependency of libavformat on libavcodec would be welcome
>> I agree fully, but what exactly are you thinking of?
>> There are only two dependencies I know of: AVParser (which I think is
>> unavoidable) and that extradata formats may be incompatible (theora, and
>> IMHO it is justified to blame that on Ogg-braindeadness).
> lavf also uses the matching decoder from lavc if all else fails to
> gather things like width/height/samplerate

Maybe I don't need that information.

> besides these, one could compile a lavc with all unneeded parts disabled
> (all encoders, most/all decoders and just leave the parsers in there)
> this way a lavc for lavf should be smaller

With such an lavc, lavf will not set the codec id of any stream.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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