[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras
Sat Nov 6 11:56:09 CET 2010

On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 06, 2010 at 10:22:07 (CET), Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 8:56 AM, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> wrote:
>>> FTR, I do maintain both packages in both distribution under the umbrella
>>> of the debian pkg-multimedia packaging team.
>>> The differences between ffmpeg and ffmpeg-extra are solely in three
>>> additional build dependencies (elaborated elsewhere in the thread).
>>> Moreover, ffmpeg-extra provides drop-in replacement packages for
>>> libraries and is an annoyance to maintain.
>> That's what I thought. So dynamic plugin loading support in FFmpeg
>> would help, right?
> in the way that you proposed, probably not.

You mean a single source package? That was not a proposal, I was just
saying that it's possible. All I'm saying is that dynamic plugin
loading helps packaging FFmpeg.

So, what would make your life easier to package these two variants?

Felipe Contreras

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