[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 3/3] lavc: remove Libav ABI compat hacks

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje at gmail.com
Sat Sep 5 19:41:24 CEST 2015


On Sat, Sep 5, 2015 at 1:30 PM, Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:

> Le nonidi 19 fructidor, an CCXXIII, wm4 a écrit :
> > Nothing. We don't need to be ABI compatible with Libav.
> There was effort for it, whether it pleased you or not. If you want to stop
> them, you must discuss it openly. Sneaking it in a seemingly unrelated and
> technical patch is dishonest.

For something important like this, we'd better have continuous (not
one-off, or "it worked for me on this one file 6 months ago") tests that
ensure it works for real in practice. Did we ever have such tests?


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