[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavf: add ffprobe demuxer

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 16:25:00 EEST 2016

2016-09-24 15:21 GMT+02:00 wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com>:
> On Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:27:00 +0200
> Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2016-09-23 19:46 GMT+02:00 Stefano Sabatini <stefasab at gmail.com>:
>> > On date Friday 2016-09-23 09:34:19 +0200, wm4 encoded:
>> >> at least it shouldn't be enabled by default.
>> >
>> > I understand the security concerns, and I have no objections
>> > against disabling this by default if developers prefer this way.
>> Disabling features in configure by default is a bad idea,
>> a demuxer that has to be forced by the user is ok imo.
> Yet it's ok if external libs need to be enabled manually by the user?

It's neither ok nor not ok but how FFmpeg does it for non-system

And I am against changing our defaults unless they are
unreasonable or even buggy: We would brake every single
build script when switching to auto-detection of external

Carl Eugen

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