[FFmpeg-devel] Broken third party software

Ramiro Polla ramiro.polla
Sun Sep 14 15:01:29 CEST 2008

On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 9:53 AM, Luca Abeni <lucabe72 at email.it> wrote:
> 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
> details).

What about the swscale revision that matches ffmpeg's? Will it fetch
the proper one?

> Note: this is just an idea, if other people think it is bad, I
> am not going to defend it too strongly.

Well, it might give people the impression that we just did a formal release =)

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