[FFmpeg-devel] Memory leaks in Ffmpeg after changing vlc allocation approach

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Fri Jun 20 00:15:36 CEST 2008


On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Art Clarke <aclarke at vlideshow.com> wrote:
> However there is a development philosophy worth considering; once you start
> suppressing and explicitly allowing a form of leaking, there is a tendency
> for developers to suppress vs. understand errors they see.  My belief and
> experience suggests the longer one keeps the philosophy that suppression is
> discouraged, the stronger the code remains

I would just make the point that it'd be nice to be able to unload and
reload ffmpeg, as would be useful in a dynamically loadable module.
I'd love to be able to unallocate and completely free and unload
ffmpeg and reload it later on (possibly a different version, etc.).


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