[Ffmpeg-devel] Mac OSX debug build problems

Guillaume Poirier gpoirier
Wed Oct 25 10:48:32 CEST 2006


Anders Moden wrote:
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>
> Reply-To: FFmpeg development discussions and patches <ffmpeg-devel at mplayerhq.hu>
> Date:  Wed, 25 Oct 2006 01:38:45 +0200
>>>My suggestion is to have some kind of design document. Maybe there is  
>>>something like that already but I haven't found it. I have been  
>>>single stepping a lot to find out how muxers and protocols work. What  
>>>flags to be used and how to structure members for frames, time base  
>>>etc work. How yuv formats can be converted to rgba etc. All these  
>>>issues could have been described in some kind of design document.  
>>>perhaps one overall part that describes the overall architecture and  
>>>some sub parts for more complicated stuff like h264 encoders,rtsp  
>>>control,sap/sdp etc.
>>i fully agree that such a document would be nice, do you volunteer
>>to write (part of) it? 
> Well. I can contribute with what I so far have learned but my guess is that I lack knowledge about the "inner" parts that is required to make a good effort. However I can start with writing down what I so far have learned and perhaps you or someone else could use this as a hint of what newbies find difficult...

For what it's worth, this could give you a head start:

There's also other docs listed in ffmpeg website.


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