[Ffmpeg-devel] AVOptions

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Sep 15 09:43:39 CEST 2005


On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 10:13:51PM -0600, Fred Rothganger wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >as everyone certainly already knows ffmpeg/libav* has a nice&new AVOption
> >API, comments & suggestions for improvements are welcome
> >
> >and dont complain in a month that its not useable in your application, if 
> >you know of an issue or have a suggestion to improve it then post it now
> > 
> >
>    You had suggested earlier that we could also use AVOption for 
> passing meta-data to containers.  Would this be separate from the job of 
> setting parameters, or all rolled together?  Ie: will the meta-data and 
> parameters show up in the same list of AVOptions, or will there be 
> separate lists for them?

the idea was that they would be in the same list

>    You might consider adding get and set function pointers to the 
> AVOption structure.

that is certainly an interresting idea, but as we can add them anytime
we dont need to add them to AVOption before we need them in any ...


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