[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH v3] lavu: add an AV_FRAME_DATA_GAMMA side data type

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 22:24:07 EET 2017

On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 8:31 PM, Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:
> L'octidi 18 brumaire, an CCXXVI, Paul B Mahol a écrit :
>> Why are you doing this? Your bikesheds do not apply anymore.
> I am "doing this" because I care about the quality and design of the
> API, no more. In this particular instance, the side data API is now
> completely braindead, a huge waste in terms of code complexity for no
> actual benefit. It needs to be phased out, not expanded.

If you want to discuss and possibly replace the frame sidedata API,
then start such a discussion independent of a small feature patch.
In the meantime, it does no real harm to add one more sidedata type to
the numerous list of types we already have, and lets people carry on
with their work.

- Hendrik

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