[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec: Add AVClass to AVCodecParameters

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Thu May 19 16:46:03 CEST 2016

On 5/19/2016 11:38 AM, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 8:14 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc
>> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 12:08:25PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
>>> Le nonidi 29 floréal, an CCXXIV, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
>>>> there where and are accessor functions:
>>>> git grep MAKE_ACCESSORS
>>> Yes, and they should have been the only way of avoiding ABI compatibility
>>> issues.
>> applications which supported both libav and ffmpeg cannot use symbols
>> that exist in only one of the forks as it would break linking.
> Didn't we drop support for this?
> Ronald

Yeah, we dropped support starting with the latest major bump. It was barely
used if at all and in any case nobody afaik bothered to actually do some
testing to corroborate ffmpeg libs were truly api/abi compatible, so some
suspected it probably stopped working some years down the line.

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