[FFmpeg-devel] [ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] lavfi: make AVFilteFormats use int64_t lists to support channel layouts.

Mike Scheutzow mike.scheutzow at alcatel-lucent.com
Thu Jun 9 17:58:19 CEST 2011

Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Thursday 2011-06-09 13:25:25 +0300, Mina Nagy Zaki encoded:
>> The list type was changed to int64_t to be able to hold
>> channel layouts.
>> Usage of avfilter_make_format_list for PixelFromats/[AV]SampleFormats
>> had to be changed to use int64_t[] instead of enums, as they are 32bit.
> I discussed this with Mina and this looked like the best solution for
> avoiding separate int/int64_t functions. If you have reasons to think
> there are better solutions, please comment.

This change appears to make things much less type-safe.

What was the original reason to change 'enum SampleFormat' to int64_t?

Mike Scheutzow

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