[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] lavf/avio: Extend API with avio_move() and avio_delete()

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 01:53:57 CEST 2015

On 6/23/2015 12:46 AM, Reynaldo H. Verdejo Pinochet wrote:
> Not really getting into the whole discussion on blocking
> remarks to a running (sponsored) project. I sincerely hope
> we all agree that once work has started on these, we should
> try to be constructive and let the student do their job while
> benefiting from all we can feed to them on the do-it-better
> side.

As noted in my other mail(s), I agree, since work has started already
on GSOC.

> I do understand resource renaming and removing are borderline
> use cases, but I also see the need for such functionality when, for
> instance,  there's no easy way to properly inform the application
> about what and how to rename/move. It been a protocol:// issue,
> a loosely defined naming%0Xd*.ext convention, etc (there are
> similar examples for renaming). Lacking a better solution and
> considering we should be at least responsible for our own cleanup,
> I'd just make sure this API stays in the avpriv_ realm and work
> together on designing a solution that would let us have this
> functionality available for internal use while being maintainable
> , have good platform coverage, and be as uncluttered (use-case wise)
> as it can possibly be.

That's the most reasonable thing I've read so far.

- Derek

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