[vlc-devel] ffmpeg this and that (was Re: [PATCH] Remove chroma conversions already handled by swscale)

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Tue Jun 29 15:16:19 CEST 2010

On Tuesday 29 June 2010 00:46:15 Rafaël Carré, you wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jun 2010 23:14:25 +0200
> Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> > That brings the more disturbing question whether there remains
> > anything of (Lib)VLC if FFmpeg does everything.
> I think so, there is lot of things which FFmpeg doesn't handle afaik:
> audio/video output,

ffplay must have that code somewhere actually.

> streaming output (although some people are working
> on it i think - i never tried ffserver -),

So it is there.

> playlist,

That belongs in the UI anyway.

> windows threads


> Also in the unprobable event ffmpeg replaces libvlc, that still doesn't
> make ffmpeg an application on the player side.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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