[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libmpcodecs support

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sat Jan 15 18:29:07 CET 2011

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 04:47:56PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
> On 1/15/11 12:25 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 03:17:24AM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
>>> On 1/14/11 3:19 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> [...]
>>>> i can just merge the changes in, but IMHO if it takes you more than a few days
>>>> to run indent or sed over the code and get it approved then waiting longer has
>>>> zero sense. Because indent takes seconds, and getting it approved either will
>>>> happen or will not happen. And its twice as much code than there is in swcale so
>>>> doing anything by hand is (from experience of swscale) something taking years
>>>> and i think we all agree that blocking 80% of functionality of libavfilter
>>>> for years is not worth the style changes to code that is semantically not even
>>>> part of ffmpeg.
>>> I'd rather have clean and maintainable code in ffmpeg. I could accept
>>> this kind of devils deal only if it gets first a full regression test so
>>> trying to clean it up later would be half of the work.
>> dont forget the full regression test for swscale as condition to your
>> cleanup there
> I'm assuming the one currently present covers everything, point me to  
> what's missing if I'm wrong, I didn't check while running it so far ^^;

missing -> fate

but me writing 50+ regression tests for filters, some of which need
external image files, some need interlaced or telecined material some need
keypresses once pasing that is implemenzted ...
   is really hard and a shitload of work which is why iam a little upset
   about your requesting me to do that, its close to saying "never commit this"

swscale in fate is fun too, iam not sure its all binary identical accross
platforms, iam not sure what should be tested, there are too many cases to
test all ...
so a subset has to be selected that is quick to test but covers as much as

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