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On Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:08:01 +0100, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> Hi guys,
> As there is new ffmpeg fork that is a bit alive we should provide it
> alternative to current media-video/ffmpeg.
> So libav is stored in media-video/libav (look at it, try to find
> and stuff).
> Virtual package is virtual/ffmpeg where now i implemented it to have
> versioned dependencies.
> So there is virtual/ffmpeg-0.6 virtual/ffmpeg-9999 where the apps can
> decide what they need.
> Samuli pointed out that we do not slot ffmpeg nor support versioned
> and always demand everything to be working with latest. If you have
> strong opinion on that one please express it here so the virtual gets
> redesigned to just simple virtual/ffmpeg-0.1 without any version
> in it. I myself like the chance to express the version explicitly.
> Virtual itself provide access to all useflags currently used in eapi2
> deps. More can be added when required.
> For what is libav i would suggest you go to their homepage
> http://libav.org/ or poke Diego or Luca whom are actually members of
> upstream :)
> And finally the list of current dependencies over ffmpeg see in
When reading about the "fork" awhile back, I assumed that ffmpeg would
die and libav would continue in its place. Do we really need a virtual