[Ffmpeg-devel] questions about shared libpostproc and libpostproc version

Måns Rullgård mru
Sat Jan 14 16:30:59 CET 2006

Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:

> Hi,
> I was wondering why libpostproc is handled differently from the other
> libs in the build system.  Namely, there is a --enable-shared-pp option
> for configure that you need to specify to build a shared libpostproc.
> --enable-shared is not enough.  Is there a (good) reason for this?

I think the reasons are purely historical.

> I'm tempted to rip out that extra option.

Go ahead.

> Furthermore libpostproc uses the libavcodec version number at the
> moment.  Would it make sense to give it a separate version number?

Seems like a good idea to me.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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