[FFmpeg-devel] Dshow Crossbar support

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Nov 20 02:35:49 CET 2014

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 02:03:08PM -0800, Zach Swena wrote:
> Hi,
> Can anyone elaborate on why direct show devices that use crossbar are not
> supported by FFmpeg?  Also, what is keeping someone from taking the
> crossbar support found in VLC and porting it to FFmpeg, assuming the said
> port complied with the FFmpeg code conventions?  The current work around
> seems to be to use a second piece of software to translate the device in to
> a normal dshow device, but that is not the best solution and is a deal
> breaker for me.

If some feature is missing or buggy in relation to dshow, then a
patch is definitly welcome. Iam not really a windows user or
developer though ...


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