[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv/master commit: fd1800a11 by Gavin Hurlbut (Beirdo)
stuart at tase.co.uk
Thu Mar 8 21:58:57 UTC 2012
On Thursday 08 Mar 2012 14:46:00 Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 3/8/2012 14:03, Paul Harrison wrote:
> > What makes it even funnier is many of the
> > devs supporting this have in the past criticized ffmeg for changing the
> > command line parameters each version.
> No one has criticized FFmpeg for frequently changing the command line
I hate to disagree, but a few years ago there wasn't a month that went past
without someone cursing ffmpeg and damning their developers to hell for
changing their command line arguments yet again¹. The fact that this hasn't
been the case lately is either because they stopped changing them² or because
various ancillary MythTV applications no longer depend on the ffmpeg binary as
they used to do.
¹ It happened so often that it wasn't funny, and what's worse is that they
were usually just renaming arguments, not changing the functionality in any
² This is probably the case since it broke so many applications so frequently
that eventually they had to realise it was a bad idea.
Now all of the above is just about setting the record straight on ffmpeg, it
shouldn't be taken as a comment on our particular situation.
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