[FFmpeg-devel] Proposal: Homebrew tap for FFmpeg

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Fri Feb 8 23:18:41 EET 2019

On Fri, 8 Feb 2019, at 22:08, Lou Logan wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 8, 2019, at 11:27 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> >
> > Also, the AUR recipe does not push for non-free packages.
> The proposed homebrew formulae will not push for non-free packages. It 
> will simply provide the options for the user to enable two non-free 
> components (openssh and fdk-aac currently) if they desire. They have to 
> be explicitly enabled by the user by manually including the appropriate 
> option, such as "--with-fdk-aac".

Yes, and this is exactly what I am objecting against.
It silently enables non-free, when you ask either. See L 146 and following.

And yes, I strongly advise against the project advertising those non-free options.

> > Source code requires compilation and steps. You must know what you are 
> > doing when you enable --non-free, after cloning the source.
> > Not if it is done automatically in homebrew or another way.
> I do not believe the homebrew recipe will automatically enable any non-
> free components. Refer to "def install" in the draft formulae provided 
> by Werner in this thread.

See above and lines 146 and so on.

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