[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] codec_ids & compatibility

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Oct 27 14:04:11 CEST 2011

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 04:44:04PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 01:09:26AM +0000, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > Michael Niedermayer <michaelni <at> gmx.at> writes:
> > 
> > > attached patchset resolves the codec_id compatibility issue that
> > > occured as libav added codecs we supported since a long time with
> > > conflicting and incompatible ids.
> > 
> > Don't count this as an objection, but I completely fail to understand why this
> > is necessary.
> Its needed for distrbutions that primarely use libav. There its very
> nice if a user can just replace libav by ffmpeg and have the extra
> features.
> As it is currently there are some obscure codecs that would fail,
> after this patchset everything should work even obscure things

ill apply these patches later today if i hear no further comments


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