[Ffmpeg-devel] ffplay not compiled anymore

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed Jun 14 22:23:54 CEST 2006

"Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:

>> Luca Barbato said:
>> > Luca Abeni wrote:
>> >> Hi all,
>> >>
>> >> I just discovered that after an update from subversion the
>> >> configure script refuses to compile ffplay because SDL is too
>> >> old. This is happening on a debian stable machine...  I think
>> >> that debian stable (3.1) should be supported, no?
>> >
>> > Was discussed with a window of about a week... I won't revert it
>> > since it breaks other distros.
>> IMHO, requiring the latest released version of libs is reasonable.
>> Supporting Debian stable is just not feasible.
> It is not only about Debian, but also all other OSes which don't
> necessarily have the latest-whizzbang-version-of-everything.
> Requiring everyone to update their port of SDL just for 2 lines of
> code that aren't necessary is not really any more reasonable IMO.

Alright, take it easy.  I'll fix it.  I just can't help wondering why
I heard not even a whisper of a complaint from you lot when I
repeatedly asked for opinions on this change.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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