[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] [RFC][WIP] avutil/buffer: add add a dynamnic size buffer pool API

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 00:44:08 EET 2018

On 3/16/2018 3:21 PM, James Almer wrote:
> Signed-off-by: James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>
> ---
> This is a proof of concept for a dynamic size buffer pool API.
> For the purpose of easy testing and reviewing I replaced the current
> linked list used to keep a pool of fixed size buffers with the tree
> based pool that will be used to keep a pool of varying size buffers,
> instead of adding a new set of functions exclusively for the new API.
> The final committed work doesn't necessarely have to do the above, as
> there's no real benefit using a tree when you only need a fixed size
> buffer pool, other than simplying things.
> I'm open to suggestions about how to introduce this. Completely
> separate set of functions and struct names? Sharing the struct and
> init/uninit functions and only adding a new get() one like in this
> patch?
> Any preferences with function/struct naming, for that matter?


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