[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libmodplug wrapper

Jai Menon jmenon86
Tue Jul 14 15:24:53 CEST 2009

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Mike Melanson<mike at multimedia.cx> wrote:
> Jai Menon wrote:
>> represent the mainstream media use case. I say "high volume" because
>> we'll have to come up with a common representation, write loaders for
>> most mod formats and finally playback code (which would involve
>> implementing all massively used effects, and of course tuning them by
>> ear). Someday maybe....but i suggest a wrapper till we find people who
>> are willing to take this up ;)
> Don't forget having to add special cases for all kinds of known bugs in
> order to make certain popular MODs work. This might be worse than AVI.

Hmm...yeah I agree there. Some demogroups used to intentionally blank
out the signature bytes to make standalone decoding difficult :) That
said, for simple use cases, a wrapper to an existing free lib is least
work. And you get loaders for all major formats for free ;)



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