[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/3] lavu/frame: add av_frame_realign().

Muhammad Faiz mfcc64 at gmail.com
Sun May 7 17:31:11 EEST 2017

On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 6:34 PM, Marton Balint <cus at passwd.hu> wrote:
> On Sat, 6 May 2017, Nicolas George wrote:
>> Le septidi 17 floréal, an CCXXV, Muhammad Faiz a écrit :
>>> As far as I know. No new features can go to release branch.
>>> Or maybe I'm wrong.
>> As I said, if this is the only issue, then it is not: just copy-paste
>> av_frame_realign() at the two places where it will be needed and make it
>> static.
>> But really, I do not care much what happens in releases. I will fight to
>> the end to prevent short-term workarounds to be introduced in the master
>> branch when a correct fix is so easy, but for the releases branches, do
>> what you want. Only do not expect my help for the ugly way.
> I suggest the following:
> As the av_frame_realign API is useful on its own without any framework, I
> suggest we implement that.
> Once the implementation is complete we can backport it to 3.3 with the
> avpriv prefix and without bumping version numbers.
> In the 3.3 branch the regression can be fixed (old behaviour can be
> restored) by calling avpriv_frame_align in the frame queue.

Inside libavfilter, we need something like ff_inlink_frame_align
because of ff_get_buffer problem. This is fortunate because we don't
need to call av_frame_realign at all.

> In the master branch, if no consensus is reached, or discussion/work on the
> alignment framework stalls, a vote can be made to either
> 1) enforce the aligment in the frame queue or
> 2) enforce the aligment in parts of the code we know regressed (libmp3,
> af_volume)

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