[gst-devel] [gst-cvs] thomasvs gst-ffmpeg: gst-ffmpeg/ gst-ffmpeg/ext/ffmpeg/

Ronald S. Bultje rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net
Wed Feb 14 07:48:56 CET 2007

Hi Edward,

On Feb 14, 2007, at 1:32 AM, Edward Hervey wrote:
>  We all now it's a very bad idea and it took us a LONG time before
> even allowing it. The conditiong on allowing people building on
> external ffmpeg was that we would NOT support those versions (we can
> see the difference since the plugin description is different).

Ah, thanks for explaining. I hope you explained how bad an idea it is  
given ffmpeg's non-api/abi stability and lack of proper versioning,  
in addition to non-api things such as codec behaviour, required  
version-specific workarounds and codec wrapping?


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