[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] libavfilter and libmpcodecs

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Sun Oct 10 12:46:35 CEST 2010

On Sat, Oct 09, 2010 at 11:11:53PM -0400, compn wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Oct 2010 20:54:59 +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> >I also want to know about what the MPlayer guys plans are. Are they
> >going to drop libmpcodecs and use libavfilter instead? In this case I
> >believe it makes no sense to write a wrapper which will be dropped
> >anyway.
> mplayer plans are to wait for patch to support libavfilter. i cant
> speak for the two active developers who work on filters (michael,
> reimar). but we will drop it only if avfilter is faster, better, less
> buggy, and superior in every way. i think its better to have a
> wrapper, depending how hard it is to implement.

A wrapper is an absolute must as a first step, particularly since
it will take some time until all filters are ported, assuming that
even ever happens.

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