[CinCV TNG] ffmpeg patches Re: patches cinelerra

Einar R√ľnkaru einarrunkaru at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 19:36:58 CEST 2015

On 10/08/2015 04:12 PM, Danny Schmarsel wrote:
>> Hi, Back to this thread,
>> I had though about, and what happens is the ffmpeg patches have been
>> modified for every new major release of ffmpeg, so we got a patch for
>> ffmpeg 0.7, other for ffmpeg 1.0, other for ffmpeg 2.0 etc. So will be
>> difficult do a patch for every ffmpeg versions.
>> Do you think it is worth gathering all the patches that have been made
>> to the ffmpeg? to reconstruct the evolution of the patches .
> I'm not a dev, but I would be happy to include older patches on the
> website. They may still be useful for people with older distributions.

I just started replacing internal ffmpeg with a newer version. I am 
interested about existing ffmpeg patches. It would be nice when they can 
be found in one place.
> Btw: What is happening on a lot of distributions now is that they
> include the ffmpeg 2.x patch to link Cinelerra against the version they
> ship. Only a few build the internal ffmpeg CV provides.

Looks like that we should try to support more than one version - 
probably from 1.0 to current.


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