[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avutil/frame: Move new field to the end of AVFrame

Timo Rothenpieler timo at rothenpieler.org
Thu Jun 30 00:56:13 CEST 2016

>> During an actual major bump, where such breakage is expected.
>> A lot of stuff gets it wrong, and it is indeed confusing, so putting all
>> blame on API users seems wrong to me. Specially as this issue will block
>> distributions from adapting 3.1.
> How? Just like they are updating to 3.1, they can update to the new versions
> of said library users with their api usage fixed.

Well, they could do that. But a lot of them won't, and instead stay on
ffmpeg 3.0, as it's the path of least resistance.

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