[FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian

compn tempn at mi.rr.com
Tue Aug 12 20:04:32 CEST 2014

On Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:51:40 +0200
Matthias Urlichs <matthias at urlichs.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> > Yes, that would be nice. The FFmpeg/Libav split is mostly a
> > political/social issue though: it seems some (not all) members from
> > each side just can't deal with some (not all) members from the other
> > side.
> > 
> > How do you fix this? It seems impossible.
> > 
> Kick the non-cooperating people off both projects. :-P

at least 6+ devels refuse to work with each other , thats only a
quick estimation, i havent polled everyone lately. ffmpeg and libav devs
dont even TALK to each other. theres a couple devs who frequent both
irc/lists, most do not.

> (One slight problem with this solution is that the net effect is
> likely to be three forks instead of two, not one …)

i wrote up a current status of the projects, 

yes, you are correct, baptiste left and created ffmbc.
ffmbc is nice, if we play our cards correctly we can get it merged into


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