Re: [FFmpeg-devel] Reintroducing FFmpeg to Debian
On 18.08.2014 08:36, Thomas Goirand wrote:
There's been a very well commented technical reason stated here: the
release team don't want to deal with 2 of the same library that are
doing (nearly) the same things, with potentially the same security
issues that we'd have to fix twice rather than once.
Why is it a security problem to have FFmpeg and Libav, but apparently no
problem to have MySQL, MariaDB and PerconaDB?
This seems quite arbitrary to me, especially since there have been
already 36 CVEs in 2014 for MySQL , of which 26 apparently are also
relevant for MariaDB  and PerconaDB , but only 7 for FFmpeg 
and 8 for Libav  in the same time.