[FFmpeg-devel] "avconv"

Ivo van Poorten ivop at euronet.nl
Thu Sep 8 15:03:23 CEST 2011

On Friday 26 August 2011, 18:22:32, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 05:16:39PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> > I am really worried about what will happen then, especially since some
> > major distribution ship libav's libraries.
> Some of these fields can be accessed through AVOptions which makes
> their offset in the structures irrlevant.
> Also as you already mention distros. Are you a debian devel?
> if not do you know one? Maybe one of the past package maintainers ...
> We need a volunteer to make a new debian package of ffmpeg and get
> this back into debian (and then ubuntu)
> the users of these distros should have a choice as which libs and tools
> they use

Both debian and ubuntu packages are done by Reinhard Tartler & co. A while 
ago I tried pointing out to debian's multimedia maintainers that his views 
on ffmpeg/libav are partial and that they should not just switch to the 
fork, but they trusted his judgement and left it at that.


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