[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: enable libavresample by default

Clément Bœsch u at pkh.me
Mon Oct 21 20:13:30 CEST 2013

On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 08:05:37PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > The best bet in my opinion would be to make FFmpeg packaged on the only
> > > distro where it isn't: ubuntu/debian. I'm not talking about replacing the
> > > fork, I'm suggesting a way to access libswresample for every application.
> > > This will solve your problem, and many others.
> > 
> > You suggest to make everyone on these systems to use Libav plus
> > libswresample? You know this is not a reasonable solution. There's no
> > way anyone would mish-mash these libraries in this way, if it even
> > works from a technical point of view.
> leaving the political stuff and the main subject of this thread for a
> moment aside
> technically you should be able to use swresample with libav.
> If that doesnt work, iam quite interrested in bug reports
> the only issue i could imagine is that you might need libavutil from
> ffmpeg too, but thats compatible with libavs so it can be safely
> droped in if its needed and iam not sure it is

You'll need libavutil for the AV_OPT_TYPE_CHANNEL_LAYOUT I suppose. But
this might be something we can solve with libav abi toggle, and thus allow
the packaging of a libswresample package on debian/ubuntu.

Clément B.
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