[FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 11:14:50 CEST 2014

On 10 August 2014 18:53, Andrew Kelley <superjoe30 at gmail.com> wrote:
> IMO it's not worth the effort to support multiple versions of the same
> library. If you want to use an old library, use an old version of the
> software.

In our case, we have very long release cycles. Usually only once a
year at best. We have users on virtually all platforms. We can't
assume the OS/distribution it will be running on will have the library
we're hoping for.

In the perfect world, sure all platforms would all be running the same
versions of a given lib at a given time... In practice it never

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