[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add libavsequencer.

Vitor Sessak vitor1001
Thu Aug 19 23:04:04 CEST 2010

On 08/19/2010 10:12 PM, Sebastian Vater wrote:
> Vitor Sessak a ?crit :
>> On 08/19/2010 07:48 PM, Sebastian Vater wrote:
>>> Ronald S. Bultje a ?crit :
>>>> Hi,
>>>> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Stefano Sabatini
>>>> <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it>   wrote:
>>>> [..]
>>>>> The other advantage of such approach is that it would be simpler to
>>>>> keep all the new code disabled by default.
>>> Hey Ronald&&   Stefano!
>>>> We could consider enabling the code by default, if:
>>>> - it's not too big
>>>> - it works
>>>> - has been properly reviewed
>>>> I think it's doable. :-).
>>> Yes it is, but is still some way until we arrive at that point. ;-)
>>> But even if it would work perfectly right now, there's another point to
>>> keep it in avseq now, since IFF-TCM1 is, apart from us here and mine,
>>> practically unused, therefore an IFF-TCM1 demuxer/decoder is only usable
>>> for us right, now.
>>> There's no reason to make all external deps on FFmpeg making some
>>> hundred KB's larger for a feature which practically nobody can use now.
>> After getting TCM decoding working, is adding MOD support is trivial?
>> If yes, it all should turn into a popular feature very soon, so this
>> is not a big deal.
> Yes, basically it's just a port from my already 68k asm MOD support
> external lib using TuComposer. The same applies to S3M, XM, IT and
> FC13/14. Just MED will be new.
>>> So to summarize, let's keep us for now, avseq as a lib as it already is.
>> I don't really understand which arguments in your email supports this
>> idea.
> Because practically nobody actually can use this codec currently, so
> having it default disabled and all related stuff is a better idea, I think.
> It's clearer what should not be used right now, if all is in dir
> libavsequencer/* instead of having that in libavcodec. In lavc we would
> have the header files spread all around during 100 of other codecs.

Well, not compiling a couple of files by default is not harder than not 
compiling a dir.


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