[Ffmpeg-devel] Using ffmpeg libs in an OSS project is a nightmare

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Thu Aug 11 10:16:06 CEST 2005

Rich Felker wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 02:27:21PM +0200, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
>>Fran?ois Revol wrote:
>>>The use of more and more external GPL libs is also a problem...
>>Which is a problem, 'external' or 'GPL'?
> IMO, external. If people want these codecs in lavc they should port
> them to use the native lavc dsp functions, etc. rather than linking
> external libraries with limited-functionality wrappers.
> Rich
Then, "once more with feeling": why is such an important codec as MPEG 
Audio Level-3 (aka mp3) still using liblame?

Michel Bardiaux
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