[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 0/3] libhdcd and things

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 13:03:14 EEST 2016

On 8/23/16, Burt P. <pburt0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 3:04 AM, Paul B Mahol <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So you basically saying that foo* something will not use this lib, but
>> lavfi will?
>> What is point of lib than?
> To use it in things other than ffmpeg. I personally use deadbeef and
> quodlibet as music players, I would like to get support into those. I
> have already created a plugin for deadbeef using the library, but
> quodlibet uses gstreamer, and that is a bit intimidating, I don't know
> that I'll get there.
> Other people would also like to have HDCD decoding, and having this
> library, perhaps, provides an easy way to get it into whatever player
> they like.
> Foobar2000 is a Windows only audio player, and the component foo_hdcd
> is a plugin that adds HDCD decoding, and that code is what the filter
> in ffmpeg is based on, but some of the work in ffmpeg has now gone
> back into foo_hdcd, but not by using the shared library.
> My objective is to get HDCD decoding in as much software as would like
> to have it, but still have it all easy to maintain. Is that not a good
> reason for a library?

If you manage to get others use your lib, I'm fine.

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