[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Nicolas George nicolas.george
Tue Nov 2 22:39:01 CET 2010

Le duodi 12 brumaire, an CCXIX, Reimar D?ffinger a ?crit?:
> You can't do that anyway, unless you use none of the non-public API
> functions at all (and someone else mentioned why that is highly
> undesirable, and honestly in my opinion it makes it pointless for that
> plugin to be implemented "below" ffmpeg instead of a wrapper above it),
> the internal API can change any time, including for security updates.
> Unless there's also a stable API for those plugins they are more likely to
> be a nightmare than an improvement to users.

The format I have written only uses structures and functions from the
public, installed headers, and it works quite well as a LD_PRELOADed plugin.


  Nicolas George
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