[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Enable pixdesc.c compilation

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala
Sat Nov 7 16:46:53 CET 2009

On date Saturday 2009-11-07 13:42:50 +0100, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
> On Sat, Nov 07, 2009 at 12:40:29AM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > as in patch, I plan to use it for some incoming filter so I need it.
> until the headers are installed and the API made public theres no way you
> can use this code from outside libavutil

Strictly speaking, no this isn't required since we can consider it
just a sort of an internal API, and use it from within FFmpeg as it's
done for many other modules.

> making these things public needs another carefull review of the API as
> we wont be able to change it afterwards.
> Invest your time in reviwing the API before exporting it and using it all
> over the place please.

Well I suppose this means to make libavcodec/imgconvert.c use pixdescs
and dump PixFmtInfo, I'll do that, but I'd like not to block lavfi
development in the meaningwhile.

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