[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec/codec_desc: rename smv video codec name to smvjpeg to match decoder name

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 16 22:22:21 CEST 2015

On 16.06.2015 21:31, Hendrik Leppkes wrote:
> I see no reason these strings should be considered API. They are
> descriptive names, not option tokens or anything.
> If you want a reliable static way to identify a codec, use the id.

At least currently using the codec id is the only way to reliably
identify codecs, because there are decoders with the same name,
but different codec ids.

However, I think that is broken, but I'm not sure how that can be fixed.

Best regards,

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