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

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Sun Sep 6 20:01:52 CEST 2015

Le decadi 20 fructidor, an CCXXIII, Ronald S. Bultje a écrit :
> I want you to imagine for a second that a user downloads one of these UIs
> that is essentially ffmpeg.exe or avconv.exe with some extras, and tries to
> use it, and sees a user-equivalent of the above. Media files don't load,
> colors display incorrectly, you keep getting error dialogs telling you that
> something has gone wrong, with specifics that nobody really understands,
> with "unknown error" or "invalid argument" in the "details" section. The
> about box says that this software uses FFmpeg version a.b.c with libavcodec
> x.y.z.
> To be fair, it might not crash, and from a technical perspective, maybe
> compatibility _is_ actually not terrible, depending on how you measure it.
> But it doesn't work from a user perspective.

Do you know that for a fact, or do you just have a very vivid imagination?

If you do know that, please share the source of your knowledge.

If you are just imagining, please do not use it as an argument.


  Nicolas George
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