[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading
Sat Nov 6 13:19:07 CET 2010
On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Nicolas George
<nicolas.george at normalesup.org> wrote:
> Le sextidi 16 brumaire, an CCXIX, Felipe Contreras a ?crit?:
>> And I already explained that while that might work, it's not
>> transparent from the user's point of view, as it currently is.
> What is not transparent from the user's point of view?
> With a plugin infrastructure, the user needs to install the package with the
> plugin from the "extra" repository.
> With a dummy library, the user needs to install the package with the real
> library from the "extra" repository.
> Exactly the same.
Huh? It seems I confused your solution with other ones discussed before.
Which dummy library are you talking about? FFmpeg? The point is that a
functional FFmpeg is needed for unencumbered codecs, and there should
be a way to provide the rest of the functionality by installing
another package, without removing the first one.
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