[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] PNG: decode textual data

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Mar 20 17:19:44 CET 2011

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 11:58:28AM +0100, Nicolas George wrote:
> Hi.
> The attached patch implements decoding of textual data inside PNG images.
> It is mostly useless right now because there is no API to return the data to
> the user: the metadata API would be the preferred way, but it is in
> libavformat and this not usable from libavcodec.
> A possible solution is:
> 1. move metadata.* from libavformat to libavcore... ahem... libavutil;

libavcodec should do, libavformat depends on libavcodec

> 2. add an AVMetadata structure to AVFrame.



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