[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/5] lavc : yami : add libyami decoder/encoder

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Mon Aug 15 20:48:25 EEST 2016

On 15 Aug, Hendrik Leppkes wrote :
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 10:22 AM, Jun Zhao <mypopydev at gmail.com> wrote:
> > add libyami decoder/encoder/vpp in ffmpeg, about build step,
> > please refer to the link: https://github.com/01org/ffmpeg_libyami/wiki/Build
> >
> We've had patches for yami before, and they were not applied because
> many developers did not agree with adding more wrappers for the same
> hardware decoders which we already support.
> Please refer to the discussion in this thread:
> https://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2015-January/167388.html
> The concerns and reasons brought up there should not really have changed.

I still object very strongly against yami.

It is a library that does not bring much that we could not do ourselves,
it duplicates a lot of our code, it is the wrong level of abstraction
for libavcodec, it is using a bad license and there is no guarantee of
maintainership in the future.

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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