[FFmpeg-devel] Codec detailed info (continuation)

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Fri Jul 18 11:35:36 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 09:34:07AM +0200, Andreas ?man wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > 
> > There are AVCodecContext.profile, level and coder_type to export the
> > respective information.
> Hm, indeed, i guess https://roundup.mplayerhq.hu/roundup/ffmpeg/issue514
> should be addressed differently.
> > There is no sense in inventing a new API that exports these fields as
> > a string that then has to be parsed.
> Well, I agree, the idea was more to be able to present various codec
> information in a human readable way. I find code such as
> avcodec_string() quite useful in apps instead of reinventing the same
> code there.

Iam not against improving the presentation of the human readable stuff.
But first the information should be properly exported in the existing
fields for the respective information.

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