[FFmpeg-user] Where to find the version ffmpeg version N-31774-g6c4e9ca

Andy Sheen sheen.andy at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 2 21:04:16 CET 2012

Jim Worrall wrote on Fri 02 Mar at 20:00 UK time
> On Mar 1, 2012, at 9:13 AM, Nicolas George wrote:
>> Le duodi 12 ventôse, an CCXX, X. Long a écrit :
>>> I am using the newest version of ffmpeg on windows, and the old
>>> version someone else used is attached below, where can I download the
>>> exact version of the software for: ffmpeg version N-31774-g6c4e9ca?
>> The strange string at the end is the Git short hash, prefixed by "g", it
>> identifies the version exactly. If you have a complete git clone of the
>> source tree, the following command will put the tree at that version:
> OK, I learned something there.  So what is the significance of the
> N-31774 part of the version?

Commit number. As the hash is effectively a random tag, the commit
number lets you know whether you are using an earlier or later version.

The one I use is version N-32611-gd55b06b so I know that is newer than
the N-31774-g6c4e9ca version.

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