[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 3/5] avcodec/bsf: Add list BSF API

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 18:26:11 EEST 2016

On 8/2/2016 12:14 PM, Nicolas George wrote:
>> +AVBSFList *av_bsf_list_alloc(void);
> This is personal, but for new APIs, I like "int foo_alloc(Foo **rfoo)"
> better than "Foo *foo_alloc(void)": that way, the caller can forward the
> error code instead of guessing it is ENOMEM.

There is no other error this could generate. It's literally an
av_mallocz wrapper.
Every other similar alloc() function in avcodec.h (with no extra
parameters that could generate EINVAL errors and such) also have
this signature, so lets keep try to keep it consistent.

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