bilboed at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 11:00:04 PDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-06-16 at 12:53 -0400, Josh Doe wrote:
> Hmm, so is gst-ffmpeg going to start using libav code but keep the
We will *recommend* using libav, and that is what we will be using in
our recommended local checkout (i.e. if you don't use the system
The reasons why we recommend going with libav are many, but comes down
to them caring way more about downstream users than any alternative.
You're welcome to make gst-ffmpeg work with alternatives (like the
original ffmpeg), and if it doesn't interfere with the libav versions we
could accept patches also. But we will only provide support and code
that works with libav.
> Or will gst-ffmpeg be replaced by gst-av
> I don't care a bit about the
> ffmpeg vs. libav thing, but am curious what GStreamer developers have
> decided. Sorry if I missed a message about this.
Hope this clarifies the situation.
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Edward Hervey <bilboed at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > libav 0.7 is going to be released within the coming days/weeks. It
> > would be pointless for us to release just before that.
> > The goal is to pre-release gst-ffmpeg within the next 7 days, and then
> > a release after libav 0.7 final is out.
> > Thanks for your understanding and patience,
> > Edward
> > On Thu, 2011-06-16 at 15:37 +0200, Farkas Levente wrote:
> >> hi,
> >> do you plan any new ffmpeg release? since there was now ffmpeg release
> >> about a year ago? and there was a lots of changes and there was not even
> >> any planed release...
> >> thanks.
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