[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/3] lavc: introduce a new decoding/encoding API with decoupled input/output

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 21 14:36:31 CEST 2016

On Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:49:11 +0200
wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Until now, the decoding API was restricted to outputting 0 or 1 frames
> per input packet. It also enforces a somewhat rigid dataflow in general.
> This new API seeks to relax these restrictions by decoupling input and
> output. Instead of doing a single call on each decode step, which may
> consume the packet and may produce output, the new API requires the user
> to send input first, and then ask for output.
> For now, there are no codecs supporting this API. The API can work with
> codecs using the old API, and most code added here is to make them
> interoperate. The reverse is not possible, although for audio it might.
> From Libav commit 05f66706d182eb0c36af54d72614bf4c33e957a9.
> Signed-off-by: Anton Khirnov <anton at khirnov.net>
> ---
> This commit was skipped when merging from Libav.
> ---

Pushed, with review suggestions applied, lavc minor version bumped, and
patch 2 squashed into 1.

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