[FFmpeg-devel] yesterdays libavfilter merge

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu May 10 18:07:53 CEST 2012

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 04:47:58PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le duodi 22 floréal, an CCXX, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
> > yesterdays merge brought in some ABI issues
> > 
> > first is libav adding a "buffersink" libavfilter/buffersink.c
> > which seems based on a old version of our buffersink
> > vs. our libavfilter/sink_buffer.c
> > 
> > second is that libav introduced our
> > avfilter_get_audio_buffer_ref_from_arrays() with different API
> > ive added that temporary under a new name to be able to finish the
> > merge quickly
> > 
> > can someone (nicolas? stefano?) maybe look into a technical solution/
> > workaround to this? maybe a configure switch so that the user can
> > decide at compile time if he needs to be compatible to the debian ABI
> IMHO, we can break ABI in one way or another without too much risk:
> avfilter_get_audio_buffer_ref_from_arrays is mostly an internal function,
> and a quick Google search does not seem to return anything using it besides
> ffmpeg and now libav.

then ive no objections to changing it


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