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

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Feb 10 22:38:38 CET 2011

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> writes:

> On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 11:41:28PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
>> On 02/09/2011 06:52 PM, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> > Also is there any specifc reason why it would ease maintenance (less
>> > major version bumps or anything like that?).
>> Well libavutil is about 6 times bigger than libavcore, most if
>> everything provided by libavutil is also provided by eina, I doubt
>> somebody would use avutil over some full fledged utility library.
> Uh, I had a quick look, and my first conclusion was that documentation
> does not seem one of the things eina seems to include.
> The biggest part of libavutil as I see it is actually simple/easy to use
> crypto-related stuff. I see nothing at all like that in eina.
> Mixing that and not only multimedia-only but also FFmpeg-only stuff
> like sample format definitions in the same library just feels wrong to me.

I use the pixel and sample format definitions on my own (multimedia)
apps rather than recreating the lists myself.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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