[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] tools: add make_chlayout_test perl script.

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 16:28:35 CEST 2012

On date Friday 2012-08-24 13:24:36 +0200, Nicolas George encoded:
> L'octidi 8 fructidor, an CCXX, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
> > this but i think it should be commited, nistead of rotting on the ML
> > it should be quite usefull
> I think so too, but it depends on ffmpeg being able to dump the list of
> channel names (FL=front left, LFE=low frequency, etc.) and channel layouts
> ("2.1"=FL+FR+LFE, etc.), and Stefano and I have different opinions on the
> best way of doing it:
> Stefano's argument is that they are two technically distinct lists and
> therefore should logically be printed separately.
> My argument is that the individual channel names and predefine channel
> layouts are used in the same circumstances and can even be used together
> (-channel_layout stereo+BC), and so it is convenient for the user to print
> them together.
> We were kind of waiting on a third opinion about the most convincing
> argument, and then it got forgotten. If this is decided one way or another,
> I can update the two patches quite soon.

Same here, I'm fine with either solution once we have a third opinion
on what should be considered "the best" option.
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