[FFmpeg-devel] Proposal: Homebrew tap for FFmpeg

Werner Robitza werner.robitza at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 15:24:35 EET 2019

On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 11:36 PM Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2019-02-20 20:56 GMT+01:00, Lou Logan <lou at lrcd.com>:
> > On Wed, Feb 6, 2019, at 11:48 AM, Werner Robitza wrote:
> >>
> >> I propose that FFmpeg maintains its own ffmpeg formula under its
> >> GitHub organization at github.com/ffmpeg/homebrew-ffmpeg (or similar).
> >> This will ensure that there's one formula users will discover when
> >> they look for an alternative tap, thus improving discoverability and
> >> avoiding fragmentation. We could use the above link as a starting
> >> point.
> >
> > The alternative tap originally proposed by Werner went ahead independently
> > and has been implemented at:
> > https://github.com/varenc/homebrew-ffmpeg
> Great!
> Should we add this link to the download page?

I'd wait until we have a proper CI pipeline in place. Right now we're
testing manually. I wouldn't want to directly link to a build script
that has not fully been automatically tested on macOS/Linux. Once that
is done, I'll provide a patch to add the link.

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