[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] New library for shared non-generic libav* utils
Fri Jul 9 17:09:44 CEST 2010
On Fri, Jul 09, 2010 at 05:04:32PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 09, 2010 at 09:54:11AM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 7:07 PM, Stefano Sabatini
> > <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> wrote:
> > [.. cut ..]
> > > This new lib will contain all code/utils which need to be shared
> > > between more libav* libs, and are not enough generic to deserve a
> > > place in libavutil, which is to be considered a collection of
> > > generic/non-multimedia-related utilities.
> > Disregard me if majority says otherwise, I just wanted to
> > bikesheddishly note that my personal humble opinion is that less libs
> > is good, so I'd not have any problems with media-related stuff going
> > into libavutil. I think the chance that people use a FFmpeg lib for
> > something unrelated to multimedia is relatively small and should not
> > be our main focus. Reminds me of not allowing media-specific stuff in
> > libgstreamer.so. It only causes headaches and distractions. There is
> > no practical advantage.
> as maintainer of libavutil i object. We can have a seperate lib for
> common code. Iam not stopping people from having their common lib
> which prior to libavfilter was libavcodec. But now due to libavfilter
> not depending on libavcodec this is no longer possible.
also if people dont want a new lib, we can make libavfilter depend on
are there any projects that use libavfilter that do not use libavcodec?
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