[FFmpeg-devel] next release

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Thu Oct 7 16:13:59 EEST 2021

On Wed, 6 Oct 2021, at 14:41, James Almer wrote:
> freeze, they will skip 5.0 for their upcoming releases, keep using 4.4, 
> and that one will therefore become an LTS release by force, like it's 
> currently the case with 4.3, 4.1, and 3.2.

Being de-facto maintained long, because of those disbtribs, and us labelling it LTS is different, I believe.

> Also, wouldn't it be better to make the last release using a given 
> soname the LTS, instead of the first? The codebase will be more mature 

My proposal was to not break the API/ABI for 1 year, so it could be any 5.x.x version until the next major.


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