[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC]Print a warning if a subtitle demuxer changes utf16 to utf8.

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Oct 28 10:02:18 CET 2014

On Tuesday 28 October 2014 09:56:28 am Clément Bœsch wrote:

> > +    if (s && (r->type == FF_UTF16LE || r->type == FF_UTF16BE))
> > +        av_log(s, AV_LOG_WARNING,
> > +               "UTF16 is automatically converted to UTF8, do not specify
> > a character encoding\n");
> av_log() accepts a NULL pointer, this is confusing: you don't want to warn
> when there is no log context?

It spams the console (from probing) without this check

> > -void ff_text_init_avio(FFTextReader *r, AVIOContext *pb);
> > +void ff_text_init_avio(AVFormatContext *s, FFTextReader *r, AVIOContext
> > *pb);
> If you want to use it only for logging, make it void*

Why is this better?

I mean the function is not public and only used from within libavformat, 
so why not using the actual type?

Thank you, Carl Eugen

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