[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Gnash-dev] How to support ffmpeg?

From: Tomas Groth
Subject: Re: [Gnash-dev] How to support ffmpeg?
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2007 18:49:25 +0100 (CET)

--- Rob Savoye <address@hidden> skrev:

> Tomas Groth wrote:
> > Long story short: debian (unstable & testing) and ubuntu are the ones who
> has
> > the oldest versions: (20060823). I compared latest debian, ubuntu,
> mandriva,
> > fedora and openSuSE. The last two only have ffmpeg in unofficial
> repositories.
> > So unless anybody has a _very_ good reason to support older versions,
> 20060823
> > is the oldest version gnash will support (once we've done some work).
>   Fedora Core 6 appears to include ffmpeg in extras too, but all the
> distro seem to prefer Gstreamer over ffmpeg. (mostly cause of the
> licensing issues) So what version number (look in avcodec.h) is the
> threshold I should have ffmpeg.m4 look for ? Is there a new function or
> something else Gnash needs specifically ? Making ffmpeg.m4 check the
> version is easy, but ya gotta let me know what exact thing I'm looking
> for, as configure can't do this by checking the date.

I can't find ffmpeg in fedora core 6, you got a version number? If it's ok i'll
change the ffmpeg.m4 myself since i got some other changes to make it all work
(i hope).

> > Do we want to be part of the ffmpeg release team? Do we have someone to use
> > time on this? I don't think we should start offering our help unless we are
> > certain we can provide it.
>   No, that's my point. I don't think any of us have the time or
> motivation to join the ffmpeg team. I dislike having to tell people they
> need to build ffmpeg from source, but I prefer this to becoming ffmpeg
> team developers. If I have to for a short time, I can build binary
> packages for a half dozen common platforms of ffmpeg, but I'd rather not
> if we can avoid it.

By supporting the latest and greatest distributions hopefully everybody will be



Alt i én. Få Yahoo! Mail med adressekartotek, kalender og

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]