[FFmpeg-devel] About bundled/forked copies of FFmpeg in Avidemux
Diego Elio Pettenò
Sun Jan 23 11:40:35 CET 2011
Il giorno dom, 23/01/2011 alle 09.45 +0100, Mean ha scritto:
> Dont mean to hijack this thread, but
> if by "bloody copy of forked ffmpeg" you mean a tarball of
> (without any change)
> , applying some patches needed by avidemux (mainly exposing some
> internals of
> libavcodec), and calling ffmpeg own configure/make to build
> yes that's true.
Yes that's a manual example of it; heck I think I even invented half of
that method at least (the "configure and make with its own buildsystem")
But that doesn't mean it's not to be considered a "forked copy" given
that it has patched applies; and the "bloody" is for the fact that
instead of hiding the whole interface under a single convenience object,
you still install them separately with prefixes.
Does that suffice, as an explanation?
Diego Elio Petten? ? Flameeyes
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