[packman] ffmpeg not in monolithic repository

İsmail Dönmez idoenmez at suse.de
Wed Apr 6 08:09:22 CEST 2011

On Tuesday, April 05, 2011 06:54:59 PM todd rme wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 11:43 AM, İsmail Dönmez <idoenmez at suse.de> wrote:
> > On Tuesday, April 05, 2011 05:42:35 PM Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >> > but I won't discuss this anymore. Other distributions already
> >> > switched to libav and it only made sense for Packman to do so too.
> >> 
> >> So in summary, because 1 person who maintains both debian & ubuntu
> >> packages of ffmpeg and who is a libav developer switched the packages
> >> he makes over to his fork that he is a member of. everyone else
> >> switches too?
> > 
> > Its your chance to show us that, we are wrong. You are a good leader and
> > FFmpeg is actually better than libav.
> > 
> > Regards.
> I don't think most users care about all this political stuff.  The
> question is: which currently is more stable and more feature-complete?
>  Several people now have said that ffmpeg is.  So far I have not seen
> any of the people here promoting libav disagree with that conclusion.

Michael ATM just does blind merges and reverts them later on, I wouldn't call 
that the most stable thing. He is just trying to make use of libav developers' 
free work.


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