[vlc-devel] [PATCH] swscale: fix compilation

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 15:48:39 CET 2016

On 2/26/2016 2:45 PM, Vittorio Giovara wrote:
> The version bumps have always been done *after* removing deprecated
> APIs, it's a standard procedure that the project(s) have been
> following: make the bump after the libraries have been modified to
> alert users that there have been ABI-breaking changes. I am not sure
> why you're even bringing up this here in the first place given the
> month-long review the set had received.

Standard for Libav, and just because it has always been done that way
does not make it correct. I digress though, this is the wrong list
for this discussion.

> If one checks out a commit in a *development* tree rather than in
> stable branch he or she must know what he is doing.

Yes, agreed.

> If my point is still not clear, I believe downstream apps should not
> introduce additional changes in their code for upstream inability of
> properly tagging their software.

It shouldn't be changed in VLC, agreed, but I put the blame on Libav's
procedure currently. We'll move this to a more appropriate venue.

- Derek

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