FFmpeg bundling exception for XBMC

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Wed Feb 26 17:51:51 CET 2014

Ken Dreyer wrote:
> Another thing to consider Ralf is that I intend to maintain the
> package in such a way that it will be trivial to switch between using
> the bundled FFmpeg and the non-bundled version using a build
> conditional. It should be simple for you to continue building against
> your own custom FFmpeg package - you will just need to flip the
> "without external_ffmpeg" conditional to "with external_ffmpeg" when
> you rebuild your XBMC. See the ongoing work at
> http://fedorapeople.org/cgit/alexlan/public_git/xbmc-rpm.git

If you're going through the effort of patching the code to work with the 
system FFmpeg anyway, why not make it the default?

        Kevin Kofler

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