[MPlayer-dev-eng] [RFC][PATCH] audio and video framers

Nico Sabbi nicola_sabbi at fastwebnet.it
Sun Feb 25 10:04:35 CET 2007

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Hi
> On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 11:32:52PM +0100, Nico Sabbi wrote:
>>This patch adds to mplayer a framer layer and 4 implementations (as 
>>usual for mpeg* formats):
>>- one for mpeg1/2 video
>>- one for each of mpeg audio, aac, ac3 (for dts it's equally trivial but 
>>I didn't have time).
>>- in theory there's support for codecs that use extradata (e.g. vorbis 
>>would be parsable)
>>Demuxers need only set ds->needs_parsing=1; if possible demux_open() 
> any reason besides NIH syndrom that you dont just use the AVParsers?

1) to move the code in video.c where it belongs, with consequent 
further cleanup of mplayer
2) libavcodec may not be available

"Without a frontend, mplayer is useless" - someone in mplayer-users

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