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

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Sat Sep 5 20:18:56 CEST 2015

On 9/5/2015 3:12 PM, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le nonidi 19 fructidor, an CCXXIII, James Almer a écrit :
>> Is there a distro shipping both that uses the --enable-incompatible-libav-abi
>> option to compile ffmpeg? Or did unofficial repositories for distros that used
>> to ship libav only use it for that matter?
> This option is not the issue. The issue is the conflict in global enum
> values.

Without this option, the AVPixelFormat enum values in libavutil/pixfmt.h don't
match between projects. It's absolutely needed for abi compatibility, so knowing
if anyone used it is important because it will show if said compatibility was
ever used/needed or not.

> Dropping the 4cc-codec-ids means stopping all ABI compatibility, period. If
> that is what people want, the state it. Otherwise, ABI compatibility is
> still officially a goal of the project and this patch is unacceptable.
> Regards,

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