[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add asrc_anullsrc - null audio source

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Sep 15 19:42:26 CEST 2010

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 04:39:47PM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Wednesday 2010-09-15 13:54:14 +0200, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
> > On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 12:56:38AM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> [...] 
> > as said, the filter must be functional to be approved.
> > source implicates that it produces some samples, a filter never returning a
> > single sample is just broken.
> > and you dont need a mixer (whatever that may be) to return an array inited
> > with memset(0)
> Repeating the same considerations I already did, why would a nullsrc
> filter useful?

iam not asking why the filter is usefull, i know that.
What this discussion is about is why it does not return any samples
returning some does not hinder any of what it is usefull for but it makes
it usefull for more things.


Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

If a bugfix only changes things apparently unrelated to the bug with no
further explanation, that is a good sign that the bugfix is wrong.
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