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Subject: Re: How easy is it?

Re: How easy is it?

From: mat holton <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 09:44:32 +0100

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> Dave Hooper wrote:
>> There's no 'easy way', no. And yes, to port or write a codec for
>> Rockbox you would need to understand how the Rockbox codec system
>> works - and also either how the .tzx file works, or how the iPod
>> linux codec works -- but take a look at the source code for a
>> "simple" codec in Rockbox (e.g. wav?) and it shouldn't be too hard.
>
> Besides, is it really a codec you want to do? Wouldn't it be simpler
> to write a plugin?
>
> Linus
>
>
Would it be easier to write a plugin? What are the disadvantages of
writing it as a plugin or codec? What are the advantages?
Received on 2006-08-10


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