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

Jai Menon jmenon86
Tue Jun 15 22:44:56 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni <at> gmx.at> writes:
>> > http://roundup.ffmpeg.org/issue1715
>> If you fix 1715 and it requires bumping ABI (which almost certainly it would)
>> then iam ok with bumping ABI (with a patch for review first)
>> But note the code that would fix 1715 is not in place, simply bumping the
>> ABI isnt going to fix it
>> you would have to get rid of
>> grep MAX_STREAMS libav*/*.h
>> first
> Then why did you ok the patch adding the work-around in place (that makes it imo
> pretty unlikely somebody will add dynamic allocation)?
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.devel/103319/focus=103348

Really? The limit was quite low all that while and nobody worked on
dynamic allocation. Hence the workaround. People are still free to
work on it and I hope they do since it is of course the "correct"
thing to do. But even if that doesn't happen, the workaround will imho
ensure that most common use cases work.

Jai Menon

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