[Ffmpeg-devel] versions, ABIs and sonames
Sat Jul 23 23:48:53 CEST 2005
On Sat, Jul 23, 2005 at 11:43:54PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Saturday 23 July 2005 22:52, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 23, 2005 at 10:39:26PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > On Saturday 23 July 2005 22:20, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> > > > On Sat, Jul 23, 2005 at 01:00:28AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > > > Hi
> > > > >
> > > > > would there be some interrest in having nice standard a.b.c versions
> > > > > for each lib (libavformat, libavcodec, libpostproc)?
> > > > > so that an increase of
> > > > > c means no binary compatibility breakage
> > > > > b means backward compatibility (added function, ...)
> > > > > a means no compatibility (function removial, ...)
> > > >
> > > > yes, but (c) seems pointless. if there is no compatability issue,
> > > > then why bother?
> > >
> > > the version is stored in encoded files, encoders have bugs (every non
> > > trivial thing does and an encoder is non trivial) decoders need to know
> > > which encoder exactly was used if they wish to workaround these bugs
> > the build number, not the library version, right?
> > I think they should be separate,
> proposal rejected (lack of any arguments)
the argument was in what you cut. why mess with the current use
of LIBAV*_BUILD? wouldn't changing the way this currently works
be a major compatability issue?
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