[FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian

Thorsten Glaser tg at debian.org
Mon Jul 28 12:20:59 CEST 2014

Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:

>  * Do you intend to replace Libav by FFmpeg in Debian?
>    No, there is no need to replace anything as long as it is maintained.
>    Currently the main goal is to give multimedia maintainers a choice
>    between the two sets of libraries to link against, and our users the
>    choice to use the 'ffmpeg' utility. That is possible, because the
>    packages are co-installable. (Only the *-dev packages conflict.)

Hm, I wonder if this will work, see the JPEG discussion.

But I'd *love* to see ffmpeg replace libav and to get
my mplayer back, which is currently on hold.


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