[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Use high-level QuickTime decoding API
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sat Mar 6 15:06:01 CET 2010
On Sat, Mar 06, 2010 at 12:25:59PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> Use the high-level QuickTime decoding APIs (DecompressSequenceFrameS and
> friends) instead of the unsupported, internal ones (ImageCodecBeginBand
> etc.). This is a prerequisite for, among others, Apple ProRes 4:2:2 support,
> and simplifies the file by quite a bit.
I can understand it, but I am very much in disfavour of completely throwing
out code that has been tested and proven working for years.
> It does, however, give different behavior on failure (ie., codec not
> found/supported), in that it doesn't give the error before trying to decode
> the frame.
What implications does this have? Will this still fallback to other available
codecs if the QuickTime one is not available?
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