[FFmpeg-devel] Gathering opinions from FFmpeg developers about a reunification with Libav developers

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Sat Aug 1 18:03:50 CEST 2015

On Sat, Aug 01, 2015 at 07:05:21AM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Aug 1, 2015 at 5:18 AM, Clément Bœsch <u at pkh.me> wrote:
> > - One of the main collateral damage for the FFmpeg codebase is the
> >   duplicated features (prores, avr/swr, and more), and I'm willing to make
> >   this a priority on my TODO list for the sake of the new project, but I
> >   would like to see more people standing here, especially when they are
> >   concerned by these areas.
> I've worked on both, so I can find some time and merge each, when a
> reunification happens based on our codebase. The outcome will be one prores
> enc/dec and one resampling library, which is a superset (in terms of
> features and performance) of the individual components. The alternates will
> exist under an ifdef for a while, while they undergo the deprecation
> process as is usual. Eventually they disappear.

If people want, i can help with merging duplicated features
i did the j2k/jpeg2000 decoder merge which IIRC also found its way
into Libav
But i am also happy to stay out of this if people think that would be

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