[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Tue Nov 2 14:42:29 CET 2010


On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 9:30 AM, Luca Barbato <lu_zero at gentoo.org> wrote:
> On 11/2/10 12:21 PM, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>> In the real world, if installing a new application ("ConvertYtoCVC")
>> with a custom codec causes my Chrome to suddenly crash and become
>> exploitable, we are in deep PR shit. There is no way to save ourselves
>> from that mess.
> In the real world having your application replacing libavcodec or an other
> system lib is bad nonetheless.

They shouldn't. They should send us a patch so we can update
libavcodec for them, after proper review and so on. This is what makes
FFmpeg so great.


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