[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Clean up lib* version definitions
Mon Feb 18 21:47:50 CET 2008
Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 07:55:26PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
>> > On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 06:14:31PM +0000, Mans Rullgard wrote:
>> >> Updating version numbers now requires changing only one place.
>> >> ---
>> >> configure | 2 +-
>> >> libavcodec/avcodec.h | 6 ++++--
>> >> libavdevice/avdevice.h | 6 ++++--
>> >> libavformat/avformat.h | 6 ++++--
>> >> libavutil/avutil.h | 12 ++++++++++--
>> >> libpostproc/postprocess.h | 6 ++++--
>> >> 6 files changed, 27 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>> > Hmm, this more than doubles the number of lines of code, and requires
>> The new macros aside, it's replacing two lines with three in each
>> header file (plus a blank line I thought looked better). That's not
>> what I call more than double.
>> > the reader to understand/guess the meaning for an additional layer of
>> > macros.
>> I'd be happy to add a comment explaining them.
>> > Do you really think this is a good idea?
>> People have forgotten to update both sets of version numbers on
>> occasion, and there's been a much messier patch posted in the past.
>> IMHO, having the same information in two (or more) places is always
> Being one person who managed to update just one of the two version
> numbers in the past: I like Mans' proposal.
Well, does anyone else have an opinion?
mans at mansr.com
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