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

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at luon.net
Tue Apr 29 10:27:08 UTC 2008

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 09:00:17AM +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Sjoerd Simons schrieb:
>> Your right on complexity ofcourse, but the current rules are 99.9% there. The
>> change i sent in a previous mail is basically enough for me so :).. The extra
>> complexity of splitting the external stuff into different categories could be
>> nice in theory, but i'm personally not so interested in it.
> 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.
> Furthermore I suggest to comment out the amr?b packages from the  
> externalcodecs, because they result in unredistributable ffmpeg packages.
> That's a set of two variables which covers quite the whole scope of  
> codecs that you might want to build with ffmpeg.

Sounds perfect to me :) Thanks for the good work guys!

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