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Re: Feature-request: WebM support for Squeeze

On So, Dez 25, 2011 at 23:48:21 (CET), Matt Palmer wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 12:27:08AM +0200, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
>> Actually if 'core' FFmpeg was modular - this problem would have much
>> easier solution:
>> Just provide 'libavcodec-webm', and we're done. Sadly FFmpeg is a one
>> indivisible thing, without plug-ins (with separate package per-codec).
> If 'core' ffmpeg didn't change ABIs every 13 seconds it would have been
> quite simple, too.  Sadly, I don't think either of us are going to have our
> christmas wish come true.

Please stop this FUD. libavcodec changed its ABI for 0.7 the first time
since September 2008, which is about 3 years!

The problem with libavcodec is rather it's edgy API and lack of
extensive documentation how it is supposed to be used, both which is
being worked on actively. At least in Libav.


Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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