[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc: describe micro versioning policy

Peter Ross pross at xvid.org
Mon Dec 3 12:27:08 CET 2012

I think this is worth stating somewhere.

 doc/developer.texi | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/developer.texi b/doc/developer.texi
index 0a4e015..b0e5216 100644
--- a/doc/developer.texi
+++ b/doc/developer.texi
@@ -317,7 +317,8 @@ For Emacs, add these roughly equivalent lines to your @file{.emacs.d/init.el}:
     (e.g. addition of a function to the public API or extension of an
     existing data structure).
     Incrementing the third component means a noteworthy binary compatible
-    change (e.g. encoder bug fix that matters for the decoder).
+    change (e.g. encoder bug fix that matters for the decoder). The third
+    component always starts at 100 to distinguish FFmpeg from Libav.
     Compiler warnings indicate potential bugs or code with bad style. If a type of
     warning always points to correct and clean code, that warning should

-- Peter
(A907 E02F A6E5 0CD2 34CD 20D2 6760 79C5 AC40 DD6B)
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