[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Enable swscale by default
Sat Sep 13 18:07:32 CEST 2008
On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 05:01:06PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
> > On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 04:14:08PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> >> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
> >> > Hi
> >> >
> >> > The patch below enables swscale by default.
> >> > The intent is to get more exposure, testing and to avoid people wasting time
> >> > working on the old scaler.
> >> >
> >> > Index: configure
> >> > ===================================================================
> >> > --- configure (revision 15306)
> >> > +++ configure (working copy)
> >> > @@ -73,7 +73,7 @@
> >> > echo " --enable-nonfree allow use of nonfree code, the resulting libav*"
> >> > echo " and ffmpeg will be unredistributable [default=no]"
> >> > echo " --enable-postproc enable GPLed postprocessing support [default=no]"
> >> > - echo " --enable-swscale software scaler support [default=no]"
> >> > + echo " --disable-swscale disable software scaler support [default=no]"
> >> > echo " --enable-avfilter video filter support (replaces vhook) [default=no]"
> >> > echo " --enable-avfilter-lavf video filters dependant on avformat [default=no]"
> >> > echo " --enable-beosthreads use BeOS threads [default=no]"
> >> > @@ -972,6 +972,7 @@
> >> > enable protocols
> >> > enable static
> >> > enable stripping
> >> > +enable swscale
> >> > vhook="default"
> >> swscale is still marked gpl-only, which means that with this patch, a
> >> plain ./configure will fail. This is IMO unacceptable. Before making
> >> swscale the default, we need to make the gpl parts optional, so it can
> >> still be built as lgpl.
> > You could have said that before i started to work on droping the old
> > scaler. I do not really disagree that a plain ./configure should not fail
> > but this leads to a deadlock because
> > 1. swscale depends currently on a yuv2rgb table generator
> > 2. ive no intent and made it clear in the past that i will not rewrite the
> > gpl yuv2rgb table generator
> > 3. noone else works on swscale, ignoring 2-3 small patches
> > I thought it was agreed in the droping of the old scaler thread that whoever
> > wants a lgpl scaler will have to do the work.
> What happened to the gsoc project?
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