Akode and FFmpeg

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 15:45:21 PDT 2007

On 8/14/07, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> FFmpeg is so particular as their API changes. Packages are constantly
> trying to update their required version numbers (of SVN FFmpeg) to keep
> up. It is a losing battle. Note Dan's recent comment about a GStream
> dev that said they just don't offer external FFmpeg any longer. They
> build statically from sources in the tree (I hope that's what Dan meant).

That's exactly what I meant. They ship a snapshot of ffmpeg in their
source tree, build a static libavcodec.a (etc.), and link their app to
it. No more API breakage :)


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