[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavc: remove libfaac wrapper
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Fri Sep 30 18:54:01 EEST 2016
On Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:16:40 +0100
Rostislav Pehlivanov <atomnuker at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29 September 2016 at 21:54, Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li> wrote:
> > There is really no need for two aac wrappers, we already have
> > libfdk-aac which is better. Not to mention that faac doesn't
> > even support HEv1, or HEv2. It's also under a license which is
> > unusable for distribution, so it would only be useful to people
> > who will compile their own ffmpeg, only use it themselves (which
> > at that point should just use fdk-aac).
> > Signed-off-by: Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li>
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> Thanks for the patch, I'll push it tomorrow.
> Enough discussions have taken place that dealing with the aftermath of
> removing it will actually be easier than continuing the 6 month discussions
> that have been taking place.
> Our decoder is much faster than it (using the -aac_coder fast option) and
> still has much much better quality. Testcases are useless because libfaac
> does nothing right, especially in terms of bitstream compliance. And like
> wm4 mentioned, libfaac has license issues too.
I support this. Good luck.
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