[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Peter Ross pross
Tue Nov 2 03:01:29 CET 2010

On Mon, Nov 01, 2010 at 02:54:33PM +0100, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le primidi 11 brumaire, an CCXIX, Michael Niedermayer a ?crit?:
> > I agree with ronald that a plugin architecture wont do us nor our users any
> > good.
> My reason for implementing it yesterday, apart from the fact that some
> people did manifest interest about it on the mailing lists some time ago,
> was this:
> For a DVB-grabber/player system I maintain, I have designed a custom storage
> format, because none of the existing formats suited my needs. A dynamic
> loading system would have slightly simplified upgrades of the video tools,
> even making it possible to use the distro's versions (if someday they become
> decent).

FFmpeg is not allergic to custom storage formats, so why not add it to libavformat
and be done with it?

-- Peter
(A907 E02F A6E5 0CD2 34CD 20D2 6760 79C5 AC40 DD6B)
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