[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] merge libavcore into libavutil

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Feb 8 23:15:32 CET 2011

Alexander Strasser <eclipse7 at gmx.net> writes:

> Hi,
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 07, 2011 at 07:27:26PM +0100, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>> > It is pretty hopeless that other projects will adopt libavutil alone in
>> > other projects. With this in mind, nobody is helped by having libavutil
>> > and libavcore split. In order to ease maintenance and reduce confusion
>> > where to put common code, avcore's functionality is merged (back) to
>> > avutil.
>> As mainteiner of libavutil i object to and veto this
>   As kind of inventor of libavutil (I came up with the idea and did
> the initial restructuring, not the code itself) I am against this
> too.
>   It was never the objective of libavutil to be the sink to push
> common code to that fits nowhere else. The goal is to have small
> and useful collection of routines of general purpose, somewhere
> accessible for use in all kinds of projects (many of which will
> never be published publicly).

It is kind of hard to consider the needs of unpublished projects.

>   As much as I value the objectives of the OP, I for myself
> cannot agree to the conclusion.

Objection noted.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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