[Ffmpeg-devel] av_log() bloatedness

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Mon Jul 24 15:23:55 CEST 2006

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Hi
> instead of directly using av_log_callback() we have av_log() and av_vlog()
> instead of directly setting av_log_level we have av_log_get/set_level()
> why?
> is there some deeper reason behind this? or just the CS/OOP/java braindamage
> if later i will remove it under #if LIBAVUTIL_VERSION_INT < ... so that
> it will disaprear the next time we break compatibility
Now this *had* to happen while I (as primary author for av_log) was on 
vacation and unable to defend my design! Oh well... as we say in French 
"Les absents ont toujours tort"...

I guess using shared ffmpeg libs under windows will become even more 
difficult, but its hard to say before the change is stabilized.

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