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

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Wed Apr 30 03:10:02 UTC 2008

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 3:05 PM, Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> wrote:

>  > 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.

Couldn't they just be marked "unsupported" or something and left how
they are so that people who need them can still recompile the package
with support for those formats?

I recently had to use them, but not distribute the resulting ffmpeg packages.



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