[NUT-devel] NUT version bump

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Wed May 15 13:07:02 CEST 2013

On 05/15/2013 12:51 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> (Yes somewhere I have patches to support BROADCAST_MODE and I'm thinking
>> about introducing an unseekable PIPE_MODE dropping syncpoints completely)
>> I suggest to hold either bump to 4 for the version exposing the
>> main_flags and use version 5 for futher changes or lump together
>> main_flags and frame specific data support.
> I dont think a version bump is needed
> The spec says the flags should be there and with version 3 which is
> what we use currently
> also nothing bad happens (with our demuxer) if we write the flags and
> nut was designed to allow addition of new fields without version bumps

The broadcast mode, as described is less than useful so I'd take the
chance to update it.

> PS: sorry for my late reply i had missed the new mails on nut-devel

No problem.

> PS2: ill send a patch in a moment to add the missing main_flags field
> to nutenc.c

I drafted pipe and (new) broadcast mode in my git meanwhile, today I was
planning to experiment a bit with side-data and see if the tag+enum is
cumbersome as I'm afraid or not.


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