Philipp's mail made me think about one thing I considered before but
never followed up on.
FFmpeg project have already a general purpose utilities library,
libavutil. We use part of it, the bswap.h header, imported manually into
xine itself already.
Even if some distributions take problems with FFmpeg's decoders, there
should be no problem in using libavutil for the whole xine.
I asked on ffmpeg-devel if it's possible to install bswap.h together
with libavutil, that would stop us from having an internal copy of it,
and I'm sure there are quite a few other functions that we would be
Diego "Flameeyes" Petten=C3=B2
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