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

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 22 01:19:55 CEST 2013

On Tue, 22 Oct 2013 01:10:21 +0200
Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 02:48:50PM +0000, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> > On 10/20/13, wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > ---
> > > There are several reasons why we should do this:
> > > - It makes it easier to migrate from Libav to FFmpeg.
> Just one thing I can't get over wondering...
> Could you explain why the default setting matters?

Distros. But maybe you're right - it could be a non-issue, considering
most distros ship Libav anyway.

> Almost everyone will need special settings anyway (like
> --enable-gpl), to whom is adding another one a issue?
> In the reverse, does it not make things more confusing to
> have two libraries that do the same thing with no difference
> visible to the user? (One enabled by default and one disabled
> by default is a difference at least),
> If it's about distributions, shouldn't they just put it into
> a separate package and depend on that (only) for the programs
> that use it?
> Your points would be correct and justified if you argued whether
> we should have lavr at all, but to me the only argument for making
> it the default I can find is: "Some people will no longer have to
> manually enable it in configure."
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