[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Reviewing merges

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 11:46:38 EEST 2017

2017-04-24 5:50 GMT+02:00 Aaron Levinson <alevinsn at aracnet.com>:
> On 4/23/2017 7:07 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> Should changes ported from libav (what we call merges) be reviewed
>> before being pushed?
> I've asked about this on IRC (#ffmpeg-devel).  The overall consensus there,
> at least at the time I asked it, is there is an expectation that such
> changes have already been properly reviewed for libav, so they are likely to
> be okay for ffmpeg, and while some issues have crept into ffmpeg as a result
> of these merges, the merge process has gone smoothly overall.

This does not sound correct to me.

The more important issue is:
Who is responsible for fixing the regressions that are merged from avconv?

Carl Eugen

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