[Libav-user] ffmpeg code differes

NITIN GOYAL nitinkumgoyal at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 17:13:48 CEST 2012

There are different branches of thr libavcodec and anyone using libavcodec
can use any of these branches rather than the mian branch as per the

Some different devopers have created some feautre which is not part of main
branch and may be VLC is using that and thus the code difference is there.

There are actually 7-8 repositories i think.. chk out here

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 8:34 PM, Ajita Pandey <Ajita-Pandey at hcl.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using the ffmpeg open source code for the transcoding of av stream.
> And want to play with VLC player .As I got to know that VLC player and
> mplayer uses the ffmpeg libavcodec library.
> But problem is that both libavcodec library have difference in their
> source code. So vlc player is not uses mine modified libavcodec.
> Can anybody please tell me why both having different source code. if both
> uses libavcodec. And how can I modified player to use mine avcodec library.
> Regards,
> Ajita
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