[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libmpcodecs support
Fri Jan 14 19:11:10 CET 2011
On Fri, 14 Jan 2011 17:20:23 +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 03:55:31PM +0100, Janne Grunau wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 01:58:15PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> > On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 12:32:01PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>> > > On date Friday 2011-01-14 08:04:01 +0100, Luca Barbato encoded:
>> > > > On 1/14/11 5:37 AM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> > > Before to pronounce I would like to know which is the long term plan.
>> > > Do we want to keep an unsynched branch of MPlayer in FFmpeg?, will
>> > > MPlayer get rid of libmpcodecs filters and use libavfilter instead?,
>> > > or we'll have to keep this code and burden duplication forever?
>> > We will try to keep the libmpcodecs code as similar to mplayers as possible
>> > and update our copy whenever there are significant changes in mplayers
>> > libmpcodecs. This makes cleanup inside our libmpcodecs impossible, it would
>> > conflict with future merges.
>> I'm very much convinced that copying source files and maintaining them in
>> more than one place is a sure path to insanity. And I'm coming from a project
>> which makes unfortunately heavy use of that technique. It's just not going to
>> work, is much more effort than expected and I would expect that the copy will
>> stay there for ever.
>So in the very worst case predictions its still the best we can do to move
we could always move libmpcodecs into a seperate repo like swscale.
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