[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Async M:N asynchronous API model discussion

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Fri Sep 25 14:50:52 CEST 2015

Le quartidi 4 vendémiaire, an CCXXIV, Alexis Ballier a écrit :
> - Why not merging AVPacket into AVFrame ? This would restore the
>   symmetry between encoding and decoding. This is actually what V4L
>   does.

I would gladly support that.

> - This could go one step further with a lavfi wrapper: demuxers/devices
>   are sources, muxers are sinks, codecs transform AVFrames between coded
>   and decoded content.

I entertained the same idea and raised it during VDD last year, after the
FFmpeg/libav discussion (I do not remember exactly who was there, at least
Anton), it did not seem to cause a lot of enthusiasm. I still keep it as a
distant project though.


  Nicolas George
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