[Ffmpeg-devel] [RFC] regression tests and options/license

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Aug 29 20:39:14 CEST 2006


On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 07:10:03PM +0200, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Hi
> I notice that currently there are some problems with regression tests
> and GPL/LGPL (gxf muxer, libswscale) and it could be nice to also tests
> features (mp3 muxing in flv if enabled, h264 muxing in mov/mp4, amr etc...)
> How that should be cleanly done ? Different ref files ? Any idea ?

mp3, h264 and amr need external libraries which almost certainly will have
different output in different versions so they cannot be part of any
regression test

about GPL vs. LGPL, id suggest simply requireing --config-gpl for the
regression tests

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