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Date:      Fri, 28 Jun 2013 18:37:40 +0200
From: (Giorgos Keramidas)
To:        Shane Ambler <FreeBSD@ShaneWare.Biz>
Cc:        "" <>, Simon <>
Subject:   Re: FFMpeg and FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <67um8rhagimbsb.fsf@saturn.laptop>
In-Reply-To: <51CBA997.8040006@ShaneWare.Biz> (Shane Ambler's message of "Thu,  27 Jun 2013 12:25:19 +0930")
References:  <> <51CBA997.8040006@ShaneWare.Biz>

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On Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:25:19 +0930, Shane Ambler <FreeBSD@ShaneWare.Biz> wrote:
> On 27/06/2013 09:57, Simon wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> Does anyone use the latest FFMpeg version 1.2 and FreeBSD?
>> How did you compile it? did you run into any issues?
>> The FFMpeg port is 6+ months behind and I feel like I'm the only one who uses
>> this which would be very odd given everything uses video nowadays.
> You need to look a little closer. We have three versions available in
> ports -
> multimedia/ffmpeg which is at 0.7.15
> multimedia/ffmpeg1 which is at 1.2.1 - updated 2 days ago
> multimedia/ffmpeg-devel which is an svn snapshot at 2012.10.13
> You will find a lot of ports are still configured to use 0.7.15.
> The main catch is the ports are designed to co-exist so ffmpeg1 has the
> trailing 1 added to all the lib/cli names.
> I have had no problems using ffmpeg1 with my version of blender for
> several months now. It has a cmake option for lib names and then I
> added include/ffmpeg1 to C/CXXFLAGS and lib/ffmpeg1 to LDFLAGS.

Hi Shane,

This should probably be in the multimedi chapter of the Handbook or the
FAQ, or in the UPDATING file of the ports.  Would you mind if I copied
parts of the text and added them to e.g the FAQ?

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