[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Nov 2 22:44:01 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 11:27:57PM +0200, Felipe Contreras wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 10:14 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 03:37:54PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> >> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Felipe Contreras
> >> <felipe.contreras at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > So what you are saying is: "we don't care about linux". Ok, that's good to know.
> >>
> >> Fedora != Linux. I'm saying Fedora doesn't have enough leverage to
> >> force us to shoot ourselves.
> >
> > Carefull ronald, you are falling in that guys trap
> > ffmpeg works fine on fedora
> > noone from fedora asked us to change anything
> > so its not even "we dont care about fedora"
> > we do care about all distros and their maintainers official requests.
> There's no FFmpeg in Fedora:
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/list/*ffmpeg*

theres a compiler in fedora, and theres ./configure && make

> Nobody has asked you to change anything because they decided not to
> use it, and instead use GStreamer with libraries such as libvorbis and
> libvpx.

did they obtain libvpx patent licenses too or do they belive that the code
is not patent encumbered?

> *If* patent encumbered codecs could be installed as plugins, then the
> situation might change.

you should talk to the people from fedora and find out what their point of
view is on these things and not argue here that they _might_ something

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

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