[FFmpeg-devel] lavc/libvpxenc: Deprecate lossless option
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at greysector.net
Fri Feb 8 00:15:58 EET 2019
On Thursday, 07 February 2019 at 21:21, James Almer wrote:
> On 2/7/2019 5:08 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > 2019-02-07 20:57 GMT+01:00, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>:
> >> On 2/7/2019 4:53 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> >>> Hi!
> >>> Lossless libvpx encoding is possible with "-crf 0".
> >> Does that work with all supported versions, or was it a recent change?
> > No, it needs a newer version than 1.4.0
> > Sorry, Carl Eugen
> What's the first version where this works? We could bump the minimum
> required version. It would also let us remove a considerable amount of
> Debian Oldstable has a libvpx 1.6.1 package in the official backports
> repository, and Ubuntu Xenial (oldest LTS) ships with 1.5.0. And if it
> was added after those, an argument could also be made that if you're
> compiling latest ffmpeg you can also compile its popular dependencies.
> Not to mention libvpx is a library that's best to have as up to date as
FWIW, RHEL6 and RHEL7 (and derivatives) have libvpx-1.3.0.
Fedora has 1.7.0 and will likely upgrade to the just released 1.8.0.
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