[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] avcodec, avformat: deprecate anything related to side data merging

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Fri Mar 17 01:39:40 EET 2017

On Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:32:04 +0100
Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 09:20:55PM +0100, Nicolas George wrote:
> > Le sextidi 26 ventôse, an CCXXV, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :  
> > > Applications which depend on the current default would need  
> > 
> > ... to implement a correct structure to carry the data from their
> > demuxer to the lavc decoders.  
> Is this possible for every application using every framework ?

They can invent their own side data merging mechanism if they don't.

There are plenty of API mechanisms in FFmpeg that don't map well to
other frameworks at all, and this is one of the easiest to sidestep.

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