[FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian

Moritz Mühlenhoff jmm at inutil.org
Mon Aug 18 14:05:45 CEST 2014

Andreas Cadhalpun <andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com> schrieb:
> Hi Thomas,
> On 18.08.2014 08:36, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> 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, with potentially the same security
>> issues that we'd have to fix twice rather than once.
> Why is it a security problem to have FFmpeg and Libav, but apparently no 
> problem to have MySQL, MariaDB and PerconaDB?

Raphael Geissert already wrote that mysql/mariadb/percona will be 
addressed as well; we haven't come around to since since we need to
deal with a lot of stuf and being dragged into endless discussions
on -devel is certainly not helpful.


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