[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add alloc_put_byte function

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Sun Feb 3 17:32:35 CET 2008


Paul Kelly wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jan 2008, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>>> Reimar D?ffinger a ?crit :
>>>> On Fri, Dec 21, 2007 at 09:49:05AM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 11:58:32PM +0100, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>>>>> [...]
>>>>>> For consistency, can we choose a naming convention ?
>>>>>> We got:
>>>>>> avcodec_alloc_context
>>>>>> av_alloc_format_context
>>>>>> Furthermore, ByteIOContext can be used to read data, so naming it
>>>>>> alloc_put_byte seems somehow odd to me.
>>>>> I just went on analogy to init_put_byte, I don't like it particularly
>>>>> either. I'll go with anything you agree on ;-)
>>>> Applied with only av_ prefix added, I do not want to wait forever
>>>> with a
>>>> depending patch.
>>>> Feel free to come up with a better name and then bump the lavf version
>>>> (I originally just forgot to do it, but now think it might be good
>>>> as it
>>>> give as chance to change the name without breaking API in the strict
>>>> sense ;-) ).
>>> Ok, I already suggested av_alloc_byteio_context, anyone against it ?
>> I'll apply the following patch in a few hours.
> Hello,
> Any chance of this being applied? It's just I "accidentally" used the
> new function in some code I wrote for someone and so have had to send
> them a new version ready to be used when the function has been renamed -
> we're still waiting!

Well, since you are giving some kind of proof that it's actually being
used outside, I therefore won't apply it without breaking API, so I
think I won't apply it soon, or I'll apply something not breaking API.

Nonetheless, lavf minor version must be bumped now.

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