[FFmpeg-devel] can amerge use .needs_fifo?

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 14:07:02 CEST 2015

Dana 19. 7. 2015. 12:28 osoba "Nicolas George" <george at nsup.org> napisala
> Le decadi 30 messidor, an CCXXIII, Paul B Mahol a écrit :
> > Subject: can amerge use .needs_fifo?
> .needs_fifo is evil, it breaks normal scheduling and thus can cause
> unlimited memory consumption even in normal filter graphs.
> Why do you want to know? Is there a particular case that is not working
> you?

I need fifo to get same number of samples from 2 inputs. And duplicating
amerge fifo code seemed poor choice.
So I picked using .needs_fifo.

In what exact case .need_fifo cause problems?

> I have a solution in mind for the whole issue, but it is a lot of work,
> especially to keep compatibility during the transition. In the meantime,
> users can explicitly insert fifo if needed.

You mean explicitly insert fifo filter?

> Regards,
> --
>   Nicolas George
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