[MPlayer-cvslog] r31305 - trunk/mplayer.c

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Sun Jun 13 12:02:07 CEST 2010

On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 11:01:07 +0200
Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> wrote:

> > My view is that the result will be users en up with an outdated distro version
> > (or no ASS support at all), report ancient bugs, then compile and install
> > a new version when told and then suddenly other applications don't work
> > because they ended up using the new version but only work with the distro version.
> In a year or so all distros will carry a reasonably recent version of
> libass.  Barring disastrous bugs on their side, I don't expect the kind
> of issues you describe.  Also, our internal libass is more or less
> unmaintained, the external one is...

I disagree here. libass is still a moving target. It is changing
quite fast. A distro version is likely to be very outdated by
the time it is packaged and ancient by the time it is updated.

				Attila Kinali

Why does it take years to find the answers to
the questions one should have asked long ago?

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