[FFmpeg-user] FFmpeg Hall of Shame

Thirumalaisamy K er.thirumalai at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 17:05:24 EET 2017


it's true that it may happen if we hurt too much.‚Äč But, It's not my
intention. There are many build scripts available in github which can grab
the latest sources of the external libs and sources of ffmpeg & compiles
ffmpeg as static binary. I know that some external factors also affect
build process. it won't provide identical builds until or unless there is
identical work environment.

I am aware that it's not necessary that everyone has to accept license
terms. So, we can't force anyone. My intention is that it will be great, if
we can convince the regular binary maintainers to release a buildable codes
rather than pointing to ffmpeg site.


On 29 November 2017 at 20:24, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:

>
> besides that if you annoy them enough they just stop provide binaries and
> say "figure out how to build ffmpeg at your own jerk" the paragraph below
> is plain nonsense
>
> and even if they provide you every single line you won't get a identical
> binary and "There is no guarantee that the releaser hasn't modified the
> sources" sounds like the next step of the OP would be like offend them with
> "you have modified the sources because my binary is not identical" because
> of his cluelessnes
>
> a reproducable build is much more then fire up a script
>
> https://reproducible-builds.org/
> https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds/About
> ___________________________
>
> I agree that I can just dump the config parameters from the binary itself
> using -buildconf. But, it doesn't mean that I can just reproduce the same
> binary with the script
> ___________________________
>
> you can't anyways until you use a *identical* build environment


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