[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Cleanse GIF muxer and encoder.
Paul B Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 12:06:07 CEST 2013
On 4/17/13, Clement Boesch <ubitux at gmail.com> wrote:
> This commit removes the badly duplicated code between the encoder and
> the muxer. That may sound surprising, but the encoder is now responsible
> from the encoding of the picture when muxing to a .gif file. It also
> does not require anymore a manual user intervention such as a -pix_fmt
> rgb24 to work properly. To summarize, output gif are now easier to
> generate, code is saner and simpler, and files are smaller (thanks to
> the lzw encoding which was unused so far with the default .gif output).
> We can certainly make things even better, but this is the first step.
> FATE is updated because of the output being produced by the encoder and
> not the muxer (no lzw in the muxer), and in the seek test only the size
If you plan on improving gif encoder (to use disposals, etc, there is
bunch of code and examples floating around) than LGTM.
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