[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] restoring binary compatibility with ffmpeg 0.5
Fri Jun 11 12:00:24 CEST 2010
M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> writes:
> Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> writes:
> > On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 20:16:31 (CEST), Michael Niedermayer
> > wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 05:12:53PM +0200, Reinhard Tartler
> >> wrote:
> >>> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 17:04:45 (CEST), M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> >>> > I think it is totally unreasonable that to require a linker
> >>> > that doesn't exist and doesn't stand a chance in hell of
> >>> > ever existing, no matter how superior it may be technically,
> >>> > morally, or otherwise.
> >> so you are basically saying that shortcomings in the linker
> >> should never be fixed but everyone should work around them.
> Normally I'd agree. We are, however, talking about Ulrich
> Drepper here. He will never accept the change, and even if he
> did, it would take a decade before it was widely deployed, leaving
> ffmpeg as broken as it was. In other words, a fix relying on a
> change to ld.so fixes nothing at all in practice.
Just for the record:
Wasn't it your position on Windows to reject patches working
around a "broken system"?
Congratulations, you have finally come to a pragmatic approach.
Hopefully this approach will also be valid for Windows then :-)
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