Re: [FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian
> Once FFmpeg is back in the archive, it'll be easy to reintroduce MPlayer. It
> has been removed from sid, since it fails to build against Libav, but it
> builds fine against FFmpeg.
> (It uses some of the features only provided by FFmpeg.)
Yet another reason why solely depending on libav is a bad idea.
That leaves the question of the "official" opinion of the libav
Did none of them write anything in "defense" of libav, or have I simply
IMHO the best idea at this point would be to toss out libav, and rebuild
the rdeps with ffmpeg. Now, before it's too late for jessie.
-- Matthias Urlichs