Bug#478010: ffmpeg-free: Please add a build-option to just build internal encoders

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Tue Apr 29 07:05:14 UTC 2008

Fabian Greffrath <greffrath at leat.rub.de> writes:

> Sjoerd Simons schrieb:
> Allright, how about this: For the sake of consistency, let's rename the
> "risky" keyword to "internalencoders" and introduce "externalcodecs" for
> linking against the external libraries.
> That's a set of two variables which covers quite the whole scope of
> codecs that you might want to build with ffmpeg.

That sounds pretty good to me. The get-orig-source target would then
respect the 'internalencoders' variable as well, right?

> Furthermore I suggest to comment out the amr?b packages from the
> externalcodecs, because they result in unredistributable ffmpeg
> packages.

Since I don't use them, I have no particular interest in maintaining
them in the package. Unless someone stands up to maintain them, I'd say
let's remove them as you say.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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