[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Implement av_find_pix_fmt_descriptor* functions

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sun Mar 22 02:13:58 CET 2009

On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 01:47:17AM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> Hi all.
> I'm not sure if is better:
> av_find_pix_fmt_descriptor()
> av_find_pix_fmt_descriptor_by_name()
> which is similar to:
> avcodec_find_decoder()
> avcodec_find_decoder_by_name()
> or
> av_get_pix_fmt_descriptor()
> av_get_pix_fmt_descriptor_by_name()
> which is more similar to:
> avcodec_get_pix_fmt()
> I think "get" is more appropriate for the first case
> (av_get_pix_fmt_descriptor) since we don't have to execute a search
> but just pickup the pixdesc from the internal array, while "find"
> looks more appropriate in the second case.
> Anyway I don't have a strong opinion, so I'd like to hear your
> opinion.
> As for the little test I'll drop it when committing.

what is the point in wraper functions around

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