Re: Bug#729203: [FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian
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Charles Plessy writes ("Re: Bug#729203: [FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian"):
> Le Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 04:29:53PM -0700, Russ Allbery a écrit :
> > Based purely on security evaluations by others that I was able to find on
> > the web, FFmpeg appears to be better at the moment than libav on the
> > security front (although libav appears to be trying to catch up).
> Hello everybody
> At that point, and given the impressive number of users who
> expressed interest for having FFmpeg in Debian (see
> http://bugs.debian.org/729203), I think that it would be fair to ask
> the libav maintainers to provide arguments on whether to distribute
> both libraries or make a choice, even if it is against their own
> interest since they may see their packages removed at the end.
> Otherwise we are in that kind of frequent Debianesque situation where the
> winning strategy is to stay silent as long as possible.