[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 3/3] avformat: add youtube-dl based demuxer
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Wed Apr 8 22:08:25 CEST 2015
On Wed, 08 Apr 2015 20:52:12 +0100
Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/8/2015 6:16 PM, Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> > Signed-off-by: Gilles Chanteperdrix <gilles.chanteperdrix at xenomai.org>
> > ---
> > libavformat/Makefile | 1 +
> > libavformat/allformats.c | 1 +
> > libavformat/youtubedl.c | 221 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > 3 files changed, 223 insertions(+)
> > create mode 100644 libavformat/youtubedl.c
> I must say this is incredibly dumb and has no place at all in libav*format*. This
> should be done in the layer above whatever avformat (and not even to mention the
> hilarity of running a cli script from a library).
> I am registering my dissent here, in writing, so I can point to it in the future
> when asked (and I always get asked).
> NOTE: I am sure people will respond and explain how avformat is totally the right
> place, just like it was the right place for a dir listing api, and an http server,
> and probably soon systemd. I am not going to respond, or otherwise engage in
> mailing list flamewars. This mail is read-only.
As usual, people are trying to force things that don't belong into a
low level API, just because the low level API is the only API in ffmpeg.
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