[FFmpeg-devel] Buffers Threads and refcounts

JULIAN GARDNER joolzg at btinternet.com
Wed Jan 9 11:55:59 CET 2013


> From: Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>
>To: FFmpeg development discussions and patches <ffmpeg-devel at ffmpeg.org> 
>Sent: Tuesday, 8 January 2013, 23:01
>Subject: [FFmpeg-devel] Buffers Threads and refcounts
>Hi all
>The fork plans to make some changes
 on how various buffers work, that
>is adding thread safe ref counting and doing all kinds of related and
>unrelated changes.
>They plan to stash this 5000+ lines diff changing 300+ files into
>few commits, to quote:
>"The changes are split into per-codec patches to simplify
>review, but will be squashed on push."
Well it seems that this is the divergence time?

1. stay using current system, fix bugs, improve, speed up etc
2. step back maybe 2 years in speed and stability, and then start bug fixing, speeding up, stability


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