[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] restoring binary compatibility with ffmpeg 0.5

Måns Rullgård mans
Sun Jun 6 22:01:10 CEST 2010

Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> writes:

> On So, Jun 06, 2010 at 21:51:27 (CEST), M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> In any case, find below the 'best' fix, that admittedly only works on
>>> gnu platforms. Michael, please comment if you prefer the half fix that
>>> fixes the issue on gcc/gas platforms (and doesn't regress on others) or
>>> bumping major of libavformat.
>> We _already_ have a regression, which we unfortunately didn't discover
>> until now.  Leaving it broken on some platforms while fixing others is
>> simply not acceptable.
> Actually, a third way to solve the issue would be to move the affected
> symbols back to libavcodec. How about that?

s/libavcodec/libavformat/ methinks.

Not acceptable.  The reasons for moving them to libavcodec still
stand.  Some libavcodec interfaces use AVPacket, so the related code
must be there too, or we'd end up with a (loose) dependency of
libavcodec on libavformat, something we can't have.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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