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

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Wed Feb 9 18:52:27 CET 2011

On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 09:11:02AM -0500, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> 2011/2/9 M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:
> > Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> writes:
> >> It is pretty hopeless that other considerable projects will adopt
> >> libavutil alone in other projects. Projects that need small footprint
> >> are better off with more specialized libraries such as gnulib or rather
> >> just copy the necessary parts that they need. With this in mind, nobody
> >> is helped by having libavutil and libavcore split. In order to ease
> >> maintenance inside and around FFmpeg and to reduce confusion where to
> >> put common code, avcore's functionality is merged (back) to avutil.
> >
> > OK
> OK with me also.

Do people disagreeing get a say?
Also is there any specifc reason why it would ease maintenance (less
major version bumps or anything like that?).
I also don't think the reference to gnulib makes sense, I do not
see any significant overlap between gnulib and avutil (not even in
the goals, I don't have the impression that gnulib is especially

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