[packman] ffmpeg not in monolithic repository

Neil Darlow neil at darlow.co.uk
Sun Apr 3 19:39:33 CEST 2011


On Sunday 03 Apr 2011 17:32:14 todd rme wrote:
> Having libav available as an alternative to ffmpeg is a good idea in
> my opinion (as with mplayer2), but the decision as to which one should
> be set as the default probably needs a more thought and discussion.  I
> do know the original recently incorporated multi-threading support, I
> don't know if labav has this yet or not.

libav had multithreading support before ffmpeg.

That was, apparently, one of the issues leading to the fork. The ffmpeg lead 
developer was reluctant to add the feature but was forced to do so after libav 
released with it.

Neil Darlow

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