[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] restoring binary compatibility with ffmpeg 0.5

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Jun 7 10:02:19 CEST 2010

Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> writes:

> On Mo, Jun 07, 2010 at 08:02:54 (CEST), Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 07:52:11AM +0200, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>>> void av_init_packet(AVPacket *pkt) av_weak_alias(av_init_packet);
>>> void av_init_packet(AVPacket *pkt)
>>> {
>>>     av_log(NULL, AV_LOG_WARNING, "diverting av_*_packet function calls to libavcodec. Recompile to improve performance\n");
>>>     av_init_packet(pkt);
>> ff_internal_init_packet() and add one such to lavc.
>> Either way, we should make sure we have a solution the next time.
>> Since the @LIBAVFORMAT version is not accepted in lavc, does that
>> mean no matter what we do, we will always break ABI if we move code?!
> if I understand you correctly, you not only consider ABI breakages
> between releases, but also between any svn revision? Then I fear yes.
> However, the break is already there since quite some time, and fixing it
> to have it compatible to ffmpeg 0.5 has (or at least should have)
> priority, IMO.

For the 0.6 release possibly.  For trunk I don't think that is

M?ns Rullg?rd
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