[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] reitnerlace - tinterlace-like filter under LGPL

Vasile Toncu vasile.toncu at tremend.com
Tue Mar 13 17:10:20 EET 2018

On 06.03.2018 20:38, Thomas Mundt wrote:
> Hi,
> 2018-03-05 13:48 GMT+01:00 Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com>:
>> 2018-03-05 12:37 GMT+01:00, Paul B Mahol <onemda at gmail.com>:
>>> On 3/5/18, Vasile Toncu <vasile.toncu at tremend.com> wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> Thanks for the review. I've made changes according to your guidance.
>>>> It would be great to know if the community will go on with our intention
>>>> of adding reinterlace as a alternative for tinterlace.
>>>> That being said, here is the new patch.
>>> As already said, this is not acceptable.
>>> There is no point in having 2 filters with near same funcionality.
>> If you consider the new filter ok, the existing filter will be removed
>> in the same push. I believe sending only the new filter makes
>> reviewing easier.
> For me reviewing would be easier when Vasile sends a patchset that includes
> the replacement of tinterlace filter.
> That way existing fate tests could be used which are fortunately pretty
> extensive in this case.
> Also it would be helpful when you and/or other experienced ffmpeg
> developers would clarify first which parts of tinterlace have to be
> rewritten for proper relicensing.
> Being left in the dark makes working on patches frustrating.
> Another question is how to deal with vf_interlace? IMHO for the user there
> should be no difference in output, speed and license.
> Two options:
> 1. Relicensing and slice threading will also be ported to vf_interlace
> 2. The commands from vf_interlace will be included in the new tinterlace
> filter. vf_interlace will be deleted together with old tinterlace filter
> I would prefer the second option, but maybe there are even better options
> that donĀ“t come to my mind.
> Please comment.
> Thanks,
> Thomas
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Hello everyone,

sorry for a delayed response.

 From what has been discussed in here, I think the reinterlace will 
exist with tinterlace for a period of time, just after that the 
tinterlace can be removed.

To have the reinterlace added, what is needed to be done from my side?

Vasile Toncu


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