[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc: small ascii diagram on i/o files and streams in ffmpeg.c

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Tue Oct 11 21:34:34 CEST 2011

On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 04:13:35PM +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> Hi,
> Can anyone check if this is actually correct? I'm not sure it would be of
> any use for someone, but it helped me to untangle a few spaghetti while
> reading the code; I hope I get it right though.
> It certainly should be complete a bit at some point (for instance the
> mapping stuff). As is, you might not consider it really worth the effort,
> but please correct me if I got something wrong in this diagram.

I think this is quite usefull and yes, LGTM


Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Awnsering whenever a program halts or runs forever is
On a turing machine, in general impossible (turings halting problem).
On any real computer, always possible as a real computer has a finite number
of states N, and will either halt in less than N cycles or never halt.
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