[FFmpeg-user] Libav (Avconv) Imposition on Users who want FFmpeg
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Apr 24 09:54:46 CEST 2014
Dainius (GreatEmerald <pastas4 <at> gmail.com> writes:
> In other words, "maybe GStreamer will only work with
> libav" and "some other distros switched"
That is exactly the argumentation that was used.
> (and may have since then switched back,
Users of the "other distros" are held hostage by
one former FFmpeg developer who was part of the
group who tried to steal the project and is among
the people who regularly spread lies about FFmpeg.
> actually; in Debian there are now quite a few
> people fighting to get FFmpeg back as the default).
There is actually a package that would allow to
But it appears that it cannot be uploaded because
of the many security issues in avconv.
(sic! the security team is blocking the upload
because of the many security issues with the fork)
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