[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH/RFC] Per-codec option system

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Wed Sep 30 22:18:15 CEST 2009

On 9/30/09 7:57 AM, Peter Eszlari wrote:
> 2009/9/30 Michael Niedermayer<michaelni at gmx.at>:
>> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 04:49:55PM -0700, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
>>>   There is not a *single parameter* in the context that applies to all
>>> codecs.
>> bitrate
> not used by lossless codecs

You could add fixed bitrate codecs, DV25, DV50, uncompressed :)

>> rc_max_rate, rc_min_rate ... (for variable bitrate codecs)
> ...and therefore not used by constant bitrate codecs

Well it is actually used, to differentiate between VBR constrained (DVD) 
and strict CBR.

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