[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/libavutil: add things from avutil.txt

Timothy Gu timothygu99 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 14 03:56:03 CET 2013

Many minor fixes from: Stefano Sabatini <stefasab at gmail.com>.

Signed-off-by: Timothy Gu <timothygu99 at gmail.com>
 doc/libavutil.texi | 20 +++++++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/libavutil.texi b/doc/libavutil.texi
index 50b0d0e..5ec7e84 100644
--- a/doc/libavutil.texi
+++ b/doc/libavutil.texi
@@ -16,7 +16,25 @@ The libavutil library is a utility library to aid portable
 multimedia programming. It contains safe portable string functions,
 random number generators, data structures, additional mathematics
 functions, cryptography and multimedia related functionality (like
-enumerations for pixel and sample formats).
+enumerations for pixel and sample formats). It is not a library for
+code needed by both libavcodec and libavformat.
+The goals for this library is to be:
+ at table @strong
+ at item Modular
+It should have few interdependencies and the possibility of disabling individual
+parts during @command{./configure}.
+ at item Small
+Both sources and objects should be small.
+ at item Efficient
+It should have low CPU and memory usage.
+ at item Useful
+It should avoid useless features that almost no one needs.
+ at end table
 @c man end DESCRIPTION

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