[FFmpeg-devel] Reworking the codec lookup system

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon Jun 11 03:20:28 CEST 2007


On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 11:02:27PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le duodi 22 prairial, an CCXV, Diego Biurrun a ?crit?:
> > This has been fixed, names should now be globally unique.
> Yes, but it is not enough. The way things are done now is: -[av]codec look
> in the table for the name, and store the codec ID in a variable. Later, the
> codec ID is used to again lookup the codec in the table.
> The problem is that the native Vorbis encoder and the libvorbis one,
> although they have different names, use the same CODEC_ID_VORBIS.

ffmpeg.c should not map name to codec id and then select the encoder
with that but rather use the name directly ...

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