[Libav-user] about ffmpeg source code and api version

qw applemax82 at 163.com
Fri Aug 21 12:34:48 CEST 2015


The source code I use was downloaded last year. ffmpeg has various version, e.g. 2.7 , 2.6, 2.5. I don't know which version my source code has. You can get ffmpeg api description via below url linkL



But How to know the version of ffmpeg source code?


At 2015-08-21 16:59:11, "Carl Eugen Hoyos" <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
>qw <applemax82 at ...> writes:
>> I downloaded ffmpeg source code long time ago.
>I may misunderstand but please note that old 
>source code is generally not supported here.
>> And I find there are various versions of 
>> ffmpeg api and related documentation.
>What do you mean with "ffmpeg api"? FFmpeg 
>contains different libraries with different 
>apis (and different versions of apis).
>> How to know api version of my downloaded 
>> source code?
>Either you compile and run "./ffmpeg" or you 
>look into the various version files in the 
>library subdirectories.
>Maybe if you elaborate on your actual issue, 
>people can help you.
>> Below information maybe helpful:
>> Date:   Wed May 27 22:37:05 2015 +0200
>Please understand that this is old / outdated.
>Carl Eugen
>Libav-user mailing list
>Libav-user at ffmpeg.org
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