[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Default to using libraries when enabled

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat May 22 03:39:19 CEST 2010

Baptiste Coudurier <baptiste.coudurier at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi guys,
> On 05/20/2009 05:20 PM, David Conrad wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This changes the order of initialization so that external libraries that
>> are enabled are used by default over native codecs. My main motivation
>> in moving these is to be able to have the ogg and mkv muxers default to
>> encoding via libvorbis if it's enabled; currently, specifying
>> CODEC_ID_VORBIS will use the native encoder regardless, which is much
>> worse quality.
> I'd like to revive this thread.
> It's been more than a year, and nothing has been done on the native
> vorbis encoder to improve it's quality.
> While the patch is questionable for all codecs, I think it is not for
> vorbis.
> Can we please make everything so libvorbis is used by default when it
> is compiled in ?

This can be easily done, and I think it should be done.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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