[FFmpeg-devel] Memory leaks using x265 encoder

Oliver Collyer ovcollyer at mac.com
Wed Jan 2 17:43:23 EET 2019

> On 2 Jan 2019, at 18:38, Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:
> Oliver Collyer (2019-01-02):
>> Can you clarify what you mean by "static variables are unacceptable". They're all over the place in ffmpeg (random example https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/blob/a0ac49e38ee1d1011c394d7be67d0f08b2281526/libavcodec/ffjni.c <https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg/blob/a0ac49e38ee1d1011c394d7be67d0f08b2281526/libavcodec/ffjni.c>)... what am I missing?
> The JNI stuff is hardly an example of good practice, we are stuck with
> java's awful design.
> For the rest, they are not static variables, they are static constants.
> There are a few cases 

Ok thanks for the clarification about the approach taken for static variable usage and memory freeing in the ffmpeg project Nicolas, that is useful to know.

So I could re-write the patch to not use static variables, and I'm perfectly happy to do so, but there is no point, right?



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>  Nicolas George
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