[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec: Add padding after the remaining AVFrames

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 18 13:25:26 CET 2014

On Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:48:41 +0100
Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:

> This limits ABI issues in case libavcodec is linked to a libavutil with larger AVFrame
> Which can happen if they are shiped in seperate binary packages and libavutil is upgraded
> A cleaner alternative would be to replace them by pointers but this would likely cause
> a small speedloss

Better idea: call abort() if the libavutil linked version doesn't match
the compiled version. When will people (including distro maintainers
and ffmpeg developers) realize that mismatching different libav*
versions is just broken?

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