[FFmpeg-user] New task ideas for GSoC and Outreachy

Marton Balint cus at passwd.hu
Fri Feb 19 01:45:13 CET 2016

On Wed, 10 Feb 2016, Lou wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:21:54 +0100 (CET)
> Marton Balint <cus at passwd.hu> wrote:
>> An important thing we miss I think is failover on input and output side.
>> The same can be said on the output side, if one of the network outputs 
>> blocks or fails for any reason, the other outputs will block or fail too, 
>> which makes ffmpeg unsuitable to stream to two targets simultaneously for 
>> redundancy purposes. A graceful reconnect on timeout or error and 
>> non-blocking outputs would be useful here too.
>> This may be implemented as a function of ffmpeg.c or as an input/output 
>> protocol if possible.
>> Regards,
>> Marton
> Would you be willing to be a mentor for such a project? Could you add
> this to the project ideas list?
> <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/SponsoringPrograms/ProjectIdeas>

I have the output part to GSOC2016 with some more specifics, and listed 
myself as a backup mentor.


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