[mythtv] Removing dependencies via ffmpeg

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Tue May 24 06:59:28 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 24 May 2005 02:31 am, Robert Lippmann wrote:
> hi all,
> i noticed a recent resync of ffmpeg into mythtv cvs.  i was wondering,
> since native ogg/vorbis/theora muxing and demuxing was added recently, and
> ffmpeg can probably nowadays handle mp3 encoding/decoding natively, if
> perhaps the configs should be modified to use those (i believe that's the
> default now). less dependencies is better, right?

Still doesn't do vorbis _en_coding, which mythmusic needs.  Same with flac.  
Same with mp3.

> also, you can enable/disable individual codecs now, so it might be worth
> looking into that to make the executables smaller.  don't think some of the
> more esoteric codecs are needed (ie segafilm, etc), and anything codec wise
> that's done in mythtv internally can either be replaced with ffmpeg's
> implementation, or just disabled within the ffmpeg configure/build.

Removing them doesn't really reduce the binary size all that much.  There's 
too much stuff shared between codecs to really make it too much smaller.


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