[FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian
tg at debian.org
Mon Jul 28 12:20:59 CEST 2014
Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
> * Do you intend to replace Libav by FFmpeg in Debian?
> No, there is no need to replace anything as long as it is maintained.
> Currently the main goal is to give multimedia maintainers a choice
> between the two sets of libraries to link against, and our users the
> choice to use the 'ffmpeg' utility. That is possible, because the
> packages are co-installable. (Only the *-dev packages conflict.)
Hm, I wonder if this will work, see the JPEG discussion.
But I'd *love* to see ffmpeg replace libav and to get
my mplayer back, which is currently on hold.
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