[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] tests: switch to a test image that is under public domain

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 26 16:55:35 CEST 2014

On 26.08.2014 16:50, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> On 8/26/2014 3:47 PM, Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
>>> We can't use the defacto DSP testing image because it is not *FREE* enough
>>> for Debian? It is utterly asinine to remove it because Debian doesn't want
>>> to distribute Lena with source deb. They can remove it themselves.
>> You could still use it, just like all the other samples which need to be
>> downloaded with 'make fate-rsync'.
>> Why do you think it necessary to ship this sample in the FFmpeg source
>> tarball, while all others aren't there, already.
>>> As for the Debian build daemon, it has no internet access anyway, and a
>>> asynth and vsynth only run is of dubious value.
>> It is quite useful, e.g. it detected that gcc-4.9 broke FFmpeg's flac
>> support [1].
> These two conflict. Either we distribute it with the tarball, or Debian's
> build daemon doesn't run the tests.

All the other tests that don't need lena.pnm still can be run, e.g. the 
acodec-flac test, which is quite useful.

Best regards,

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