[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] merge libavcore into libavutil

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala
Mon Feb 7 22:04:21 CET 2011

On date Monday 2011-02-07 14:39:06 -0500, Ronald S. Bultje encoded:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 2:34 PM, Stefano Sabatini
> <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> wrote:
> > Use case: hey, I need a small library for {RNG/base64/checksum/CPU
> > detection/expression evaluation} but I need it to have a small
> > footprint, what can I use?
> Then we should allow selectable units, similar to
> --disable-decoder=XYZ or --disable-encoders in lavc, as part of lavu.
> Randomly splitting it in 10 sublibs is not an appropriate solution.

This is a valid point. But yet there is the API/ABI breakage problem
(and which is the best timing for doing it, just after/before
release), and the even more important governance/conflict resolution
problem which needs to be fixed before any serious development can be
done in the new "organisation".
FFmpeg = Foolish and Faithless Mythic Pitiless Easy Game

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