[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] lavf: youtube support

Timothy Gu timothygu99 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 24 20:45:06 CEST 2013

On Saturday, August 24, 2013, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> that is the latest libquvi scripts available to the user with ubuntu
> LTS are one and a half years old

Considering that Ubuntu still uses Libav 0.8 series which was cut from
master one and a half years ago, this isn't much of a problem.

> this makes the libquvi option IMHO problematic as well. Someone
> using that distro would have not only need a recent ffmpeg that
> contains all security fixes he also would need a recent libquvi
> and not the one from ubuntu.

Of course. Ubuntu/Debian almost never backport changes from newer distro
versions unless it's security-relevant, even the most trivial ones.

> so a native solution (if someone is willing to maintain it) does not
> seem unambigously worse to me
> [...]
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> Asymptotically faster algorithms should always be preferred if you have
> asymptotical amounts of data

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