[FFmpeg-user] API documentation for FFmpeg 5.0

Andreas Unterweger dustsigns at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 09:29:35 EET 2022

> On 14.02.2022 8:08 Andreas Unterweger <dustsigns at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to find the API documentation for FFmpeg 5.0. On the
> FFmpeg Web site's documentation page [1], there exist links for trunk
> [2] and for some releases up to 4.1 [3]. I am looking for
> documentation on version 5.0 in particular. Is there a similar link
> for the API documentation of this version?
> Alternatively, if there is any easy way to build the documentation
> myself, where can I find information on how to do build the
> documentation for the whole API? As far as I have tried, calling the
> "documentation" and "install-html" targets of the Makefile only seems
> to build documentation for those components which I have enabled.
> However, I would like to have the API documentation of *all*
> components without installing every dependency of every component just
> to build the documentation.
> I would be grateful for any pointers to either a way to build the
> whole API documentation or to a link to the documentation of version
> 5.0.
> Thank you in advance.
> Best regards,
> Andreas
> [1] https://ffmpeg.org/documentation.html
> [2] https://ffmpeg.org/doxygen/trunk/index.html
> [3] https://ffmpeg.org/doxygen/4.1/index.html

I wanted to follow up and this and ask if there is *any* documentation
about how to build the (HTML) documentation for a particular version
of the FFmpeg libraries. It would also be helpful if there were any
pointers to how the nightly documentation is built exactly ([2] in the
message above). Thank you.

Best regards,

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