[FFmpeg-devel] Vid.stab video stabilization ready for libavfilter

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 21:26:56 CET 2013

On 2/22/13, Andrey Utkin <andrey.krieger.utkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2013/2/21 Georg Martius <georg.martius at web.de>:
>> How can it become part of ffmpeg?
>> a) the library becomes part of ffmpeg (a subdir in the tree)
>> b) the library stays stand-alone and only the two filter files go into
>> the
>> libavfilter directory.
> IMHO stand-alone development is preferable.
> Your library is quite big (split to quite many files), i don't like
> the idea of adding that many files (and code) to ffmpeg sources for a
> single filter.
> You still develop the lib, it's better for you to commit freely
> (without ffmpeg developers reviewing your changes, as it would be in
> case of incorporation).
> You'll be able to provide rich set of interface functions to your
> library; in ffmpeg, it would be usable only through standard
> libavfilter API.
> While there are no packages of your lib in distros, the users can
> compile it manually, this process should be straightforward.

Another option (though a bit tricky) would be for a "dll/so" type
mechanism be added to libavfilter, so this could be released as a
"build your own .dll and use it separate from FFmpeg's own distro"
(but if it's a high quality deshake, existing within FFmpeg might be
good too).

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