[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavc: remove libfaac wrapper

Timo Rothenpieler timo at rothenpieler.org
Fri Sep 30 11:33:04 EEST 2016

> dont remember if it was specific to libfaac but some issues in the
> mov edit list patches about initial padding and trailing padding
> where found using libfaac as encoder.
> if libfaac support is droped, muxers wont be tested against it anymore
> most likely. It could be done with command line faac and remuxing but
> that special case makes it so unwieldy that i doubt anyone will do it
> also quite some testcases in trac tickets used libfaac as it was
> default at the time,
> regression testing future changes against these tickets may be
> unreliable without libfaac

Isn't it possible to just generate raw aac, or some other low level
container format, with faac, and store those as fate samples?
Or does that not show the same issue, so that the tests can stay even
without libfaac itself?

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