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

Alex Converse alex.converse
Thu Feb 10 09:46:21 CET 2011

On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 10:36 PM, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> wrote:
> 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.
> ---

What are the ABI/API stability ramifications of this? I never favored
the creation of libavcore but now I think hastily removing it could be
an equally large mistake.


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