[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] DivX6 support
diego at biurrun.de
Wed Jun 21 18:07:36 CEST 2006
On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 05:53:26PM +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Monday, 19 June 2006 at 19:27, Rich Felker wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 01:19:03PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 05:47:19AM +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > > Here's a preliminary but already working interface to DivX6 .so decoder
> > > > based on vd_divx4.c.
> > > >
> > > > --- /dev/null 2006-06-15 22:17:56.455481500 +0200
> > > > +++ mplayer/libmpcodecs/vd_divx6.c 2006-06-19 05:39:03.000000000 +0200
> > > > @@ -0,0 +1,178 @@
> > > > +#include <stdio.h>
> > > > +#include <stdlib.h>
> > > > +#include <stdarg.h>
> > > > +#include <assert.h>
> > >
> > > I'd add a proper GPL header to the top of the file...
> > Hmm, this sounds like nonsense since the code will be linked to
> > proprietary divx crap... ;)
> True. Such binary cannot be distributed without violating the GPL.
> However, I think it is still useful to have this for comparison purposes.
So, did you run any comparisons?
I'm beginning to think that this is not a good enough reason to add
DivX6 support. Bloating the codebase just to support a proprietary
codec for which excellent free alternatives exist is not a good
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