[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Merge libavcore into libavutil
Sun Feb 13 17:50:45 CET 2011
On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 04:53:20PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Sunday 2011-02-13 16:06:10 +0100, Luca Barbato encoded:
> > On 02/13/2011 03:53 PM, Kostya wrote:
> > > On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 07:36:15AM +0100, Reinhard Tartler 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.
> > >
> > > I think that's right thing to do and patch looks ok to me.
> > Just to be clear, the patch looks fine and we should try to first agree
> > on what's in what before splitting libraries in the future.
> This situation is quite paradoxical, as when the library was created
> no-one objected to it, or I wouldn't have committed the change in the
> first place.
For the record: I was always against the split. If I did not raise my
voice loud enough, then it was because I considered the effort futile.
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