[FFmpeg-devel] Broken third party software

Luca Abeni lucabe72
Sun Sep 14 14:53:40 CEST 2008

Hi Ramiro,

Ramiro Polla wrote:
>>    svn annotate or svn log can easily point to r15262 as the version which
>>    broke the old API, so developer of applications using libavcodec can
>>    point to r15261 until their programs are updated.
>>    These changes do not happen very often (I think the last one was some
>>    years ago?)
> I think we could do other developers a favor and at least announce
> somewhere that there was a major version bump (and that if I
> understand correctly more things might still change in the very near
> future).
> I attached a patch for index.html, but maybe it's not the best place
> (and the text could be rewritten)...

This looks like a good idea.
Maybe we could go even further, and do something like
svn cp -r r15261 svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/tags/libavcodec_v51
or similar (I did not check the correct svn syntax and similar
Note: this is just an idea, if other people think it is bad, I
am not going to defend it too strongly.


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