[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: deprecate libpostproc and pp filter

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 02:38:06 EEST 2018

2018-04-27 1:28 GMT+02:00, Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li>:
> On 2018/04/27 0:19, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> 2018-04-27 1:08 GMT+02:00, Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li>:
>>> The postproc library is only used in a single filter
>> Is libswscale used in more filters? Are you planning to
>> deprecate it?
> No, libswscale does not suffer from the same issue of being a secondary
> filter library. See for example how libavresample is the secondary
> resampling library, which has been deprecated for being regarded as
> worse than libswscale. libpostproc is just another filtering library
> (which was shoved into lavfi instead of its filters being moved into
> lavfi). Some of the postproc filters seemingly have equivalents in lavfi
> (just going off of names), so I think removal of postproc while making
> sure equivalent filters will be available is the best way to solve this.

I am a little surprised:
Could you explain which filters in libavfilter are the equivalents for the
functionality of libpostproc?

Carl Eugen

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