[FFmpeg-devel] vdd ffmpeg notes

Thilo Borgmann thilo.borgmann at mail.de
Fri Sep 20 14:00:54 CEST 2013

Am 20.09.13 04:44, schrieb compn:
> Hello
> just thought i'd share some vdd notes.
> please dont take any of these requests or complaints personally, they
> are meant as a guide of what can be improved or looked at.
> 1. everyone wants ffmpeg and libav to get back together. google, vlc,
> distros, upstreams, downstreams, everyone.
> 2. need better mpegts support
> 3. vlc wants us to support every codec :)
> 4. people want more changelog entries from us, especially when a
> behavior is changed. they dont like reading git log. api changes as
> well.
> 5. vlc wants to try to support the 3d bluray h264 mvc thing. not sure
> if that needs a sponsor? we'll probably also need the hardware + blurays
> to test such things. i dont know what part needs to be added. demuxer?
> someone mentioned decoding two streams at once should already work?
> 6. jpeg2000 decoder maintaining is too difficult in both projects at
> once. i'll have a seperate email about this soon with some ideas to
> help.
> 7. no more api changes request. too much burden for vlc and mplayer and
> other projects to change audio api etc so much.
> 8. more thread safety?

9. "There has also been a question during the VDD of how to help us besides
directly giving money - e.g. by using a companies hardware infrastructure,
making specs accessible etc."

Quoted from myself:

I for myself would love to have more specs available somewhere...


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