[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] #define LAVF_API_MAX_STREAMS

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Aug 17 14:18:12 CEST 2010

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 07:21:09PM +0200, Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
> Hi,
> We currently have quite a few new API (or API deprecation) in lavf/lavc
> which are waiting for a major version bump to be fully enabled. Some of
> those new API are fully functionnal and ready to be used, some of them
> are work in progress that don't even compile for now (eg. AVPalette
> removal).
> All of them are currently protected by some check like:
> So we now have quite of mess of MAJOR version check all around and it's
> not always easy to say which one match which API change. Moreover, it's
> not easy to enable just one of those API change to conduct some tests.
> Just bumping the major lead to a non-compilable source tree.
> So I propose to add one new define for each API transition we are
> working on. This would allow to trivially test each transition
> individually, and also to trivially re-schedule an (incomplete)
> transition to next major bump when bumping major.
> For example this allows testing the API transition with something like:
>   ./configure --extra-cflags=-DLAVF_API_MAX_STREAMS=0
> Attached patch does this for the currently worked on MAX_STREAMS
> transition, and I plan to propose patches for other transitions if this
> one is accepted.
> Aurel
>  avformat.h |    6 +++++-
>  mpegts.c   |    2 +-
>  nutdec.c   |    2 +-
>  3 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> e11c7306927589563fb0d12fc5b3aae2f54aac8c  lavf_api_max_streams.diff

if people want that then ok


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