[FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Mon Aug 18 13:42:36 CEST 2014

Le primidi 1er fructidor, an CCXXII, Thomas Goirand a écrit :
> The problem was enforcing patch review policies.

No, it never was.

> There's been a very well commented technical reason stated here: the
> release team don't want to deal with 2 of the same library that are
> doing (nearly) the same things

That the reason for keeping only one; other have discussed the validity of
the reason.

The reason for switching from FFmpeg to libav in the first place just after
the fork is much simpler than that.

> Yeah. If both were fully compatible, there would be no issue using one
> or the other.

Are there known current cases where FFmpeg can not emulate libav?


  Nicolas George
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