[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH v4 3/7] cmdutils: use new iteration APIs

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Sun Mar 25 18:46:50 EEST 2018

On Sun, Mar 25, 2018 at 04:35:12PM +0100, Josh de Kock wrote:
> On 2018/03/25 16:21, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 11:05:22AM +0100, Nicolas George wrote:
> >>Josh de Kock (2018-03-22):
> >People would just start to switch to the current API only to have it
> >deprecated in the release after that and having to replace it again
> >
> >If the new API stays then I will most likely have to submit some ugly
> >hack to workaround
> >the size explosion issue for static linking with the current API.

> What size explosion?

the one for tools/target_dec_fuzzer

It links everything instead of just one codec after the changes, that makes
it substantially bigger

> >And that for each lib not just avcodec.
> >Thats to allow the ffmpeg ossfuzz code to grow and test more things
> >quickly within the available resources.
> I honestly would like to be an idealist here, but it's much more practical
> to just be real here. Nothing happens in this project unless the
> conversation begins with a patch (and even then, stuff barely happens). So
> in the words of others on the list:
> You forgot to attach your patch.

yes, ill likely write&post that in case the API is not reverted. 


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