[libav-api] Libav usage example

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Mon Sep 30 14:07:22 CEST 2013

On 28/09/13 18:02, Andreas Unterweger wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am using Libav for some programming examples in one of my courses
> this semester and created some examples for decoding, encoding,
> muxing and demuxing. Although the official documentation contains
> quite a lot of information on the fields of all structures as well as
> on the parameters of most functions, I had quite a hard time finding
> information on how the functions and structures are interconnected to
> perform certain common tasks. As there seem to be no (more) official
> example programs, I wanted to ask whether there is any interest in
> having such programs to document the usage of the current API.

Absolutely! We crave better examples!

> I would be willing to provide my example programs (and maybe some
> additional documentation, if this is required) after some rewriting,
> if this is desired. My main intention for doing this would be to save
> others the time to work out these examples by themselves, which, I
> know, can be very time-consuming. Please let me know whether this is
> of general interest and, if so, whom I have to con tact.

There is a *lot* of interest, you can join #libav-devel or just keep
contacting us using the mailing list. Contact me directly if you need
something specific.

Thanks a lot!


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