Marcus Overhagen <marcusoverhagen@xxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > Since the 3ivx decoder handles many different MPEG-4 content it > > > clashes > > > with the avcodec and the codec's it registers for. Are we > > > looking at > > > adding functionality to let the user choose the decoder using > > > some sort > > > of priority or niceness factor? > Priority or niceness isn't a good idea. > > > IIRC that's the plan, although I don't exactly remember how it was > > planned - we've changed plans at least once there :) > We planed to allow the user to configure which codec is chosen for > a particular format (from a list of codecs that support the format), > but nobody implemented it. I remember that much, yes, but I don't remember how the initial (unconfigured) list is built - first in first rules? > > But some sort of priority expressed by the codec would be great > > anyway. > I don't think this is a good idea. As an initial hint, why not? As a codec writer, I should have a good idea about how good my codec is at parsing a certain stream?! Bye, Axel.