[Ffmpeg-devel] Differences between mencoder and ffmpegwhenencoding using x264

Erik Slagter erik
Wed Feb 22 11:02:00 CET 2006

On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 22:48 +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:

> > I agree.  The problem right now is that avcodec_get_context_defaults()
> > doesn't know which codec the context is intended for.  I suggest we
> > create a new avcodec_get_context_defaults2(), or whatever, taking an
> > AVCodec as an argument, and doing the same as the present
> > avcodec_get_context_defaults, then fetching overrides from the codec.
> > The per-codec defaults could be supplied either by means of a pointer
> > to a function that when called filled in various values, or perhaps
> > somehow using the AVOption stuff.
> > 
> > Is this a bad idea for some reason I haven't thought of?
> the idea sounds good, so if noone has a better one, feel free to
> implement that ...

Sounds good, I'll won't bother changing the defaults for x264 then (at
least I won't post patches ;-))
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