[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH][RFC] avcodec/avutil: Add timeline side data

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 21:51:26 EEST 2018

On 3/28/2018 7:47 PM, Nicolas George wrote:
> Derek Buitenhuis (2018-03-28):
>> Do you have an actual suggest though?
> Maybe not using a badly designed API that requires everything to be
> stored in a serialized uint8_t array.

Isn't this the same as saying "don't use the existing side data APIs at all"?

Do you expect me to design a whole new side data API first? 

>> 					Afaict, this is exactly how the recently
>> pushed encryption support works with AVSubsampleEncryptionInfo entries in the
>> AVEncryptionInfo struct. is this now not acceptable, even though we pushed
>> that a few days ago after months of review?
> It just means that these months of review failed to see that flaw. Let
> us hope we will not need to extend AVSubsampleEncryptionInfo.

I guess the only consistent thing about FFmpeg APIs is that they are

I am still open to a different propose solution.

- Derek

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