[MPlayer-users] feature request: have configure checkout ffmpeg "by default" from github http

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 22:41:05 CET 2012

On 11/26/12, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 09:15:44AM -0700, Roger Pack wrote:
>> feature request: do a git clone "by default" like this:
>> $ git clone https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg.git ffmpeg
> I think this is not an official FFmpeg repository.
> Also, using http is supposedly less efficient.

With later git versions, it's not much more inefficient.

> It might be better to only provide better instructions
> how to put your own FFmpeg checkout there.

Or possibly just download last night's ffmpeg snapshot:

Instructions for http (when the initial git clone fails) might be handy too.

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