[FFmpeg-devel] DCA Decoder

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 22:44:22 CET 2015

On 3/11/2015 9:36 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Thats analogous to saying "no its not important to put fuel in a
> car, its important to drive the best car"

No what I propose is to look at both and decide which is best. Simply being
submitted to FFmpeg first does not make it better.

> the 2nd is more work, so i suggest that new code is based on top of
> FFmpeg already. Merge/rebase that patchset from Libav if you want
> to work on top of it.

Yeah, merge one patchset in FFmpeg, and if it turns out the other functions
better, the resulting mess is best summed up as "a clusterf*ck"...

> The more code is rebased and merged around the higher the risk of
> bugs

This is a strawman argument (or perhaps just FUD).

> Also if someone has testcases for all the new DCA features, i would
> be interrested to have them so i can test these things if/when needed

>From what I understand, neither of them implements fixed point yet in
the core DCA decoder, which means neither is actually lossless or

- Derek

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