[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Reviewing merges

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Mon Apr 24 22:51:28 EEST 2017

On Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:14:15 +0200 (CEST)
Marton Balint <cus at passwd.hu> wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Apr 2017, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:23:16AM -0300, James Almer wrote:  
> >> We have recently been able to go through six hundred or so commits in a
> >> month or two this way after being stuck for the longest time by a few of
> >> those big API changes. If we start requiring every commit to go through
> >> a review process on the ML then we will never catch up with the backlog.
> >> In short, things as they are right now are smooth. Changing it will only
> >> make this slower.  
> >
> > Maybe, but is merging more faster also better for FFmpeg ?
> > I did not analyze the bugs on our bug tracker but subjectivly the
> > number of regressions seems much larger than a year or 2 ago.
> > and i just yesterday found 2 issues in a merge (which you fixed)
> >  
> Yeah, I also have two I recently came across, both caused by the delayed 
> filter initialization patch:
> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/6323
> https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/6318
> Maybe someone more familiar with ffmpeg.c code can take a look?

Currently I'm overworked, I can take a look later if you remind me.

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