[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavfi: bump version for filter_frame.

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 01:35:15 CET 2012

On date Thursday 2012-11-29 20:36:47 +0100, Clément Bœsch encoded:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 08:15:47PM +0100, Nicolas George wrote:
> > Le nonidi 9 frimaire, an CCXXI, Clément Bœsch a écrit :
> > > Wasn't this stuff supposed to be private since latest major bump of lavfi?
> > 
> > That was libav's standpoint, but IIRC Stefano wanted to make it public again
> > once they have stopped playing with the API, so that people can implement
> > their own filters, especially sources and sinks with direct-rendering, and I
> > think he is right.
> > 
> I'd wait a little more before re-introducing public API, it doesn't sound
> "safe" to me yet. Remember that we have around 50 more filters than Libav;
> it's likely that when they will start rewriting/porting them, they will
> realize more changes are needed, and it will be a pain for us with the
> public API.
> > If we consider a purely internal matter, then there is no point in the bump
> > either.
> > 

> My opinion is that documenting it means that we kind of officially
> considered it public (normal API users might go WTF), while bumping makes
> no harm and might just help power users playing with the private API who
> still haven't ported/removed their code and want to stay evil a little
> longer (or in the hope of the public API back).

Well since this is all internal I don't think we should document it in
APIchanges, or even bump it, since at the moment there are no external
filter programmers.
FFmpeg = Friendly and Fascinating Mystic Portentous Enlightened Gangster

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list