[FFmpeg-devel] Proposal: Homebrew tap for FFmpeg

hydra3333 hydra3333 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 11:10:05 EET 2019

>>On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 9:51 PM Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> 
>>>We already provide a build script and we believe that it works very 
>>>well, in addition a kind supporter offers osx binaries.
>>That's all true, but not all users want to build manually (or have the 
>>technical skills to understand what's going on) and take care of a 
>>dozen dependencies. The build scripts and guides are quite 
>>straightforward but it still takes more time than just running "brew 
>>install ffmpeg". Just for context, in the last 90 days, there have been 
>>over a quarter million installs of ffmpeg through Homebrew.
>>That's a considerable amount.
>In addition, I would like to add that the version 2 of Homebrew works not only on macOS, but also on Linux and even on Windows running Linux. The >proposal made would offer again an easy way to install a parametrable FFmpeg to the end user.
>I guess the discussion is "only" on: should this happen inside or outside the official FFmpeg. My personal preference would be inside.
>Hoping this is useful! Reto

Just wondering, can it cross-compile ffmpeg under linux/ming64 for target win10x64 ?
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