[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] cinepak encoder [reply to an old post from April]

u-owvm at aetey.se u-owvm at aetey.se
Sat Oct 19 18:22:01 CEST 2013

Thanks for your reply Michael, I will try to allocate some time
for completing the encoder.


On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 05:23:52PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> can you send a proper git patch please, especially the author
> field is needed if you want this to be in ffmpeg
> > The encoded streams play well with the open source decoder but are not
> > compatible with the vintage/proprietary ones (the latter probably expect
> > matching chunk types on key- vs non-keyframes which the encoder does
> > not care to arrange - should be easy to fix but nobody tried).
> If it does not generate files that can be played by the "official"
> decoder then the encoder should be marked as experimental so users
> dont mistakely use it without understanding that its output is not
> going to play on all cinepak decoders
> Also you might want to add yourself to the MAINTAINERs file for this
> encoder, assuming you want to maintain it
> [...]

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