[FFmpeg-devel] patch for DCA "floating point output" option

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat Jan 19 22:55:05 CET 2008

Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:

> On Sat, Jan 19, 2008 at 07:41:11PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
>> > Changing the name from CONFIG_AUDIO_NONSHORT will break
>> > applications using it, also it is independant of this patch, that
>> > is adding float output support vs. changing API.
>> How can renaming a CONFIG_ symbol break the API?  
> just read the archives, its quite common that such changes break
> applications useing their own system for setting CONFIG_*

CONFIG_* has never been part of the public API.  The only apps that
would be affected are those that include a copy of FFmpeg and bypass
the configure script.  By doing this, they have taken upon themselves
the task of tracking any non-API changes to FFmpeg that affect them.
Tough luck for them.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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