[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] [WIP] Updated MLP encoder - Qualification Task (TrueHD)

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Tue Apr 5 22:31:44 CEST 2016


On Tue, Apr 05, 2016 at 09:03:07PM +0530, Jai Luthra wrote:
> Hi,
> I've almost finished my qualfication task for GSoC, and would love some
> input on my work till now.
> Currently, the mlp encoder compiles, but does not produce valid
> bitstream (crashes). This is because AVCodec's encode2 function prototype has
> changed, but the mlp_encode_frame assumes the old api.
> I have to update it, any pointers for doing this? Should I just look at
> other encoders and try to follow how they implement the encode_frame
> function?
> Also, I still have to make the changes in the mallocs suggested by my
> mentor on IRC.
> I'll send the updated patches within a week.

> Should I squash the commits and send a single patch instead?

a single patch makes more sense for reviewing

> Cheers,
> Jai Luthra
> PS: I noticed Disha Singh is also working on this for outreachy. Is it
> fine if two applicants work on the same project through different
> programs over the summer?

It is possible AFAIK, but its unlikely we will accept 2 students doing
exactly the same
So far noone has passed the qualfication task for this project though


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