[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] update ad_mpg123 in preparation to replace mp3lib

Alexander Strasser eclipse7 at gmx.net
Wed Mar 14 23:15:39 CET 2012

Hi Thomas,

Thomas Orgis wrote:
> Am Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:07:57 +0100
> schrieb Alexander Strasser <eclipse7 at gmx.net>: 
> >   I do not think there will be any objections to giving you write access.
> > If I am mistaken, those should be raised now.
> > 
> >   Assuming you get access to the source repository, please add libmpg123 and
> > yourself to DOCS/tech/MAINTAINERS under category codec support.
> What I am wondering: Are we talking about maintaining ad_mpg123 or also
> about the question of some kind of inclusion of libmpg123 sources?

  Maintaining ad_mpg123 or in other words MPlayer support for libmpg123.
I don't really think we should include libmpg123 sources in MPlayer.

> My main interest would be making sure that you make best usage of the
> lib. So, if there are some pointers to be found on how to pass
> parameters to the codec (choose output formats, for example), I'd add
> that.

  Well that could be part of the job if you like to advance ad_mpg123
in that area.

> Regarding future developments of libmpg123, I am really commited
> to keeping the library backwards compatible, so I sincere hope is that
> ad_mpg123 won't need much maintenance.

  That is in your hands. So if you keep libmpg123 compatible and therefore
lower the work you have to do in MPlayer that is just fine.


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