[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] vlc_fourcc: add a define for "araw" (Raw PCM)
remi at remlab.net
Thu Jul 13 11:31:34 CEST 2017
Le 13 juillet 2017 14:14:55 GMT+08:00, Steve Lhomme <robux4 at gmail.com> a écrit :
>On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 5:36 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>
>> On mercredi 12 juillet 2017 10:23:52 EEST Steve Lhomme wrote:
>>> vlc | branch: master | Steve Lhomme <robux4 at videolabs.io> | Thu Jul
>>> 16:52:44 2017 +0200| [a129a5419c04f379611ef4e62021ed0f5bfab573] |
>>> committer: Jean-Baptiste Kempf
>>> vlc_fourcc: add a define for "araw" (Raw PCM)
>> Stating the painfully obvious, but araw is NOT a single codec in VLC,
>> be seen in the patch context!!!
>Not sure if you mean that like it's a bad thing. But the fact is that
>this value is used as a shared/common value in 7 different modules.
>Having a central define makes errors less possible and finding usage
>easier. It will also display a more refined name in the codec list of
>the file in the GUI.
>> I think it's not an accident that Laurent did not define an alias
>aflt uses a shared value in 3 different modules
>twos uses a shared value in 6 different modules
>sowt uses a shared value in 2 different modules
>And all of these rely on the value being set properly so that
>vlc_fourcc_GetCodecAudio() gets the proper actual value when the
>number of channels and bit depth are known. So I think it's better to
>set them to solid values.
>> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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I don't think so. They are not proper codecs, and they duplicate existing codec values. AFAIK, Tthey were left as is because they didn't make much sense.
Adding defines for them is hiding the bad design and encouraging even more of it.
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