[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]opencl: compile kernels separately

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Wed Oct 30 15:25:52 CET 2013

On date Wednesday 2013-10-30 07:32:19 +0100, Reimar Döffinger encoded:
> On 30.10.2013, at 04:07, Wei Gao <highgod0401 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The stuff you are changing all seems to be public API (has av_ prefix).
> You may only change those in a way that might break any existing
> code at a major API bump, and usually only after a transition
> period.
> If you want to use a new API you can add it with new names, but you
> can't just remove/change the old one.  Or to put it differently: if
> you install a previous FFmpeg version and then replace libavutil.so
> and only that one with a version after this patch and _any_ if the
> opencl filters break, the change is wrong.

The API was marked as experimental, and thus we are allowed to change
the API (bumping micro/minor). At some point we should declare it as
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