[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Remove probesize32 and max_analyze_duration32 on version bump

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Sat Sep 5 00:06:50 CEST 2015

On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 11:43 PM, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/4/2015 6:19 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> James Almer <jamrial <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>>>> Isn't removing these two going to break
>>>>> compatibility with libav?
>>>> (ABI or API?)
>>>> I don't think so but I absolutely may miss something.
>>> ABI, you're removing elements from the middle of the
>>> struct.
>> In which situation would that be an issue?
>> Carl Eugen
> Figured that since direct access is apparently allowed for elements
> above ts_id it would be an issue for applications built with libav
> that then use ffmpeg's lavf at runtime.
> Disregard this if that's not the case.

We are not really ABI compatible, and its not a goal worth going after.

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