[vlc-devel] commit: Decreased priority of libmpeg2 decoder below avcodec. ( Laurent Aimar )
fenrir at via.ecp.fr
Sat Jan 30 14:42:18 CET 2010
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le dimanche 24 janvier 2010 16:28:59 git version control, vous avez écrit :
> > vlc | branch: master | Laurent Aimar <fenrir at videolan.org> | Sun Jan 24
> > 15:26:09 2010 +0100| [7ad6676d1b65a222682dc814782b57de798c068c] |
> > committer: Laurent Aimar
> > Decreased priority of libmpeg2 decoder below avcodec.
> On second thought, that really does not make sense.
> libmpeg2 provides a strict subset of the functionality of libavcodec, in terms
> of what its pf_activate function accepts. Reducing its priority essentially
> turns it into dead code. configure --disable-libmpeg2 would have the same in a
> much more efficient manner.
--codec libmpeg2 (or from the gui)
will allow to use it before any other mpeg2 decoders.
So no it's not dead code, it allows to easily ask users to test both decoders,
and so it will simplify support for 1.1.
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