[FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian

compn tempn at mi.rr.com
Sun Aug 17 00:24:26 CEST 2014

On Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:59:20 -0700
Russ Allbery <rra at debian.org> wrote:

> Two, the security team has already said that FFmpeg is not just "one
> more package," and that no, they can't handle the substantial
> incremental load from adding FFmpeg without removing libav.  You may

> be leery for a while. To change that impression, FFmpeg is going to
> have to substantially improve on its past security track record and
> then *maintain* that new level of security for some period of time.

> Note that all of the above statements also apply to libav.  As near
> as I can tell, this is not a distinguishing characteristic between
> the two projects.

ah, you dusted off the classic debian mplayer rejection reason!

from 2003 even!

nice to see debian hasnt changed.


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