[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] lavfi: make filter_frame non-recursive.

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 10:21:26 EET 2016

On 11/17/16, Andreas Cadhalpun <andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 17.11.2016 17:27, Nicolas George wrote:
>> Le quartidi 24 brumaire, an CCXXV, Andreas Cadhalpun a ecrit :
>>> API changes in libavfilter are less of a problem, since not that many
>>> programs use it. For example, the codecpar change has orders of magnitude
>>> more impact.
>> I mostly agree. If people are ok with a sudden API change in lavfi, then
>> I can rework my patch for that. But I want confirmation beforehand.
> I don't think a sudden API change would be good.
>> A scheduled API change would be better, but I do not want to wait for it
>> to apply the patch, so you would have to accept a temporary solution.
> I understand that and think a temporary solution would be OK if it's clear
> that it will be removed in say 2 years.
>>> However, ideally any incompatible API change should be coordinated with
>>> Libav.
>> I have been spurned in the past in my attempts to coordinate lavfi
>> evolution with libav, I will not make efforts again for that.
> That's sad. Maybe someone who uses the libavfilter API from both forks can
> help and mediate in this matter?

Don't hold your breath, Libav interest in lavfi is very limited imho.

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