[FFmpeg-devel] About avpicture_alloc (deprecate?)

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Sun May 2 17:38:12 CEST 2010


On May 2, 2010, at 11:23 AM, Reimar D?ffinger  
<Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> I wanted to hear about your ideas on avpicture_alloc, why is it part  
> of the
> public API (is it?)? Should it be? Or should we deprecate it?
> Internally, it seems only libschroedinger and qtrleenc.c use it,  
> which makes
> it look quite likely that even those uses are outdated/suboptimal or  
> even wrong.

It's for applications, so we can grow the struct w/o breaking API/ABI.  
There's no reason why we'd use it inside lavc.


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