[FFmpeg-user] ERROR: libmp3lame >= 3.98.3 not found

Lou Logan lou at lrcd.com
Sat Oct 28 22:12:02 EEST 2017

On Sat, Oct 28, 2017, at 10:31 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> i guess this only affects the current snapshot since releases which 
> nobody should use - yes, sarcasm - have no problems

I believe the git master branch is currently experiencing a cleanup and
merge cycle that has been postponed for some time. Things may break
during this period (but I don't know the current status right now).
Despite this I would argue that the following from the download page is
still true, "Development branch snapshots work really well 99% of the

We never said that "nobody" should use releases–they may be more
convenient for distributors and those who require an unchanging API
(within the same major version). Feel free to use a release version if
you feel compelled to do so, but keep in mind that the guaranteed
backward API and ABI compatibility does not necessarily mean that a
release is more or less stable than the git master branch. Only the git
master branch is supported for bug reports and support. This is because
development activity is so high, and we don't have enough volunteer
resources (number of developers and available free time) to be able to
provide support for all releases.

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