[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avutil/frame: document data alignment restriction

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Sat Jul 22 20:32:38 EEST 2017

Le quartidi 4 thermidor, an CCXXV, Kieran Kunhya a écrit :
> In practice this is not an API change because it is required for some
> decoders in practice (Opus and AVX2 comes to mind).

Yes, but if that constraint is not documented then any crash should be
considered a bug in FFmpeg, not a violation by the application. Thus, I
stand by it, it is an API change.

> I sent a similar patch for this 3+ years ago and nothing was done with it.
> https://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2014-August/160862.html

This was about get_buffer(), an advanced API for high efficiency.

Also, all this was already rehashed three months ago. Let us not start


  Nicolas George
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