[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: getting the frame-rate

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Thu Sep 1 15:31:38 CEST 2005

IOhannes M Zmoelnig wrote:
> a last question:
> i (think that i) know that the ffmpeg-developers suggest 


> using the CVS 
> version of FFMPEG and that applications using FFMPEG should ship their 
> code with the ffmpeg-version they are compiled with (or at least a 
> version, which is known to provide the used API)
> would it totally break the development work-flow if a minor 
> version-number would be changed if the API of the library changes ?
> or do i have to use the build-number for this ?

The best (IMHO) is to develop using the current cvs, then when shipping 
you do a cvs co -D, like:

cvs -d :pserver:anonymous at mplayerhq.hu:/cvsroot/ffmpeg co -D '20050101 
12:00GMT' ffmpeg

This gives you a source tree as it was at that time *and cvs update wont 
change it!*.

> thanks anyhow
> mfg.asd.r
> IOhannes

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