[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libx264: support for BUILD >= 63
Tue Sep 16 11:30:18 CEST 2008
>> > And while we're at it we could assert(X264_BUILD == x264_build()) in
>> > the init code (assuming that function is implemented).
>> Bad idea too; x264 can and does make API modifications that do not
>> break backwards compatibility.
> Yes but how can you tell? It may happen and it effectively happened at
> least to one user on ffmpeg-user that he compiled with version X and
> was loading an ABI incompatible version Y, which resulted in a crash.
You're right, I misinterpreted the code; I thought he was saying that
we would hardcode a version number into ffmpeg, and anything other
than that would fail.
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