[FFmpeg-devel] Broken third party software

Benoit Fouet benoit.fouet
Sun Sep 14 15:09:51 CEST 2008

Ramiro Polla a ?crit :
> On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 9:53 AM, Luca Abeni <lucabe72 at email.it> wrote:
>> Hi Ramiro,
>> Ramiro Polla wrote:
>> [...]
>>>>    svn annotate or svn log can easily point to r15262 as the version which
>>>>    broke the old API, so developer of applications using libavcodec can
>>>>    point to r15261 until their programs are updated.
>>>>    These changes do not happen very often (I think the last one was some
>>>>    years ago?)
>>> I think we could do other developers a favor and at least announce
>>> somewhere that there was a major version bump (and that if I
>>> understand correctly more things might still change in the very near
>>> future).
>>> I attached a patch for index.html, but maybe it's not the best place
>>> (and the text could be rewritten)...
>> This looks like a good idea.
>> Maybe we could go even further, and do something like
>> svn cp -r r15261 svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/tags/libavcodec_v51
>> or similar (I did not check the correct svn syntax and similar
>> details).
> What about the swscale revision that matches ffmpeg's? Will it fetch
> the proper one?

no, the svn:externals property would have to be edited to do that properly

>> Note: this is just an idea, if other people think it is bad, I
>> am not going to defend it too strongly.
> Well, it might give people the impression that we just did a formal release =)

not tagged 1.0 yet, though ;)

Benoit Fouet

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