[FFmpeg-devel] Usecases of the AVIODir* API

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Apr 8 20:15:56 CEST 2015

On Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 07:58:19PM +0200, Mariusz Szczepańczyk wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 6:33 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>
> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Some people on IRC asked about the uses of the AVIODir* API and it
> > seems several developers do not know what the API is usefull for.
> >
> > I think this should be documented better
> >
> > also what can it be usefull for, random example:
> > A "file open" dialog in a player. Without such API in a ffmpeg lib
> > players would have to duplicate quite some code to list non local
> > files.
> >
> >
> Hi,
> where do you think such documentation should be added?
> Doxygen? doc/libavformat.texi?

hmm, i dont know, you
doc/libavformat.texi seems very short so it feels out of place but a
link could maybe be added

doxygen seems the better choice for the text itself
but maybe someone has better idea(s)


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