[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 3/6] avutil: delay removal of the PIX_FMT_* flags

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Sun Aug 9 20:51:23 CEST 2015

On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 8:28 PM, Frank Lömker <floemker at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> And that's even the easy part. A lot of people don't update there
> distribution every six months, often it's years old. If you try to
> support all these distributions you end up with lot's and lot's of
> #ifdefery. With FFmpeg and it's continuous API changes that gets
> quite fast quite complex and hard. And adding a copy of FFmpeg and
> linking statically to every small tool is really not a solution.

Old distribution, old ffmpeg, but wanting new software?
Is the linux world so jaded that everyone just ignores this conflict,
instead of expecting users to update their system if they want brand
new apps to work on it?

- Hendrik

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