[FFmpeg-devel] APIchanges, avcodec_open2 and 0.8.2 "Love"

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Mon Aug 29 23:06:54 CEST 2011

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 09:39:54PM +0200, Johannes Weißl wrote:
> Hello list,
> I have a question regarding the APIchanges file: It says avcodec_open2()
> and avformat_find_stream_info() are available since lavc 53.6.0 / lavf
> 53.3.0, and this check works for the git version of FFmpeg. But your
> latest release 0.8.2 has API versions lavc 53.7.0 / lavf 53.4.0 and does
> not include those two functions.
> Since it is already hard for application programmers to keep up with the
> changing API, could you maybe update the APIchanges file to reflect this
> inconsistency? That would be great!

The APIchanges file is pretty much unmaintained
A patch fixing this one case or more is welcome

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