[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Latest CVS Theora update and about Tremor
arpi at thot.banki.hu
Sun Aug 17 09:28:16 CEST 2003
> as I said earlier, I took a closer look at the whole
> OGG/Theora/Vorbis/Tremor thing. What I saw was quite terrible. The
> external libraries are quite badly written themselfs. Nevertheless there
> seems to be interface of OGG/Vorbis, which can be used for Tremor as well
> with just minimal differences. However this interface is not used in
> MPlayer at all. Instead MPlayer uses some lower level interface to the
> libraries and those seem to have changed dramatically in the past.
> Actually I am quite mazed that this ever worked. There seems to be no easy
> way to implement the new lower level Tremor interface in this. So I
> suggest it would be best to rewrite the whole thing to match the proper
> interface (it probably applies to Theora too and I think to whole OGG). I
Huh? I didn't notice that there are multiple interfaces. Except if you
mean direct access to codec and access via libogg.
I'm against doing codec related stuff via libogg, which is a demuxer thing,
esp. that mplayer g2 doesnt have/need libogg at all.
> Meanwhile I'm sending this patch, which is more or less just the
> Theora patch by David Kuehling with some minor changes and Tremor is left
> as is, for now.
> Martin Drab.
the patch looked ok, someone please commit
A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team
Developer of MPlayer, the Movie Player for Linux - http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu
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