[vorbis-dev] Thoughts on vorbisfile
xiphmont at xiph.org
Thu Apr 20 23:06:20 PDT 2000
> Vorbisfile is very useful, and very easy to use. It is, however, tied to
> stdio - which means you can't use it for lots of other stuff where it'd be
> useful - like streaming, or (under win32) avoiding stdio and using the
> win32 file functions (which might have some advantages). Reimplementing
> much of vorbisfile, or copy/pasting it into another program, seems to
> rather wasteful, and vorbisfile does everything that a decoder needs.
Martin Vogt has already written the patch you suggest. I have a minor tweak I
want to make to it before committing it to mainline. It's all bottlenecked on
me again :-(
> A seperate version of ov_open() could be available, which would take 3
> extra arguments - to function pointers for these functions.
Actually, a structure of functions, because there's more callbacks that I want
to add than just three stdio functions.
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