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Ffmpeg has forked to libav

March 15, 2011 — BarryK
I don't know what to make of this. It seems that seven of the "leaders" have had a fight with the rest of the contributors and decided to fork the project.

New project:
Ffmpeg site:

Some discussion about the fork:!

I guess that we will have to watch their git logs to see which one seems to be the one to choose.


linux2.6.38 is comming
Username: sasaqqdan
linux2.6.38 is comming,it 200 line “miracle” kernel patch? Really?

LibAV and Kernel
Username: technosaurus
"Damn, I thought maybe Daylight savings put me in a time warp and it was 1 April. Not that it bothers me about the fork, a little competition never hurt, but now I _may_ have to update some things for compatibility re: kernel also xz support in the kernel image, inital ramdisk and squashfs (I wonder if they use xz's -e option for compression to save mem-load on the end user?)

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