OpenH264 in Fedora

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Wed Nov 6 16:08:00 UTC 2013


Le Mer 6 novembre 2013 16:05, Adam Jackson a écrit :
> On Wed, 2013-11-06 at 09:36 +0100, Roberto Ragusa wrote:
>> On 11/04/2013 07:30 PM, Alberto Ruiz wrote:
>>
>> > A media codec should not be a system wide component (I'd go as far as
>> > saying it should not be user-session wide, but application bundled).
>>
>> ???
>> Would you so apply the same reasoning to libjpeg and libtiff?
>> Security nightmare.
>
> It's only a nightmare because we've steadfastly refused to build the
> tools to a) track library bundling inside app-bundles b) automate bundle
> rebuilds c) force replacement of bundle contents either by sysadmin
> action or by policy.

If you could do c there would be no reason not to depend on a system lib
in the first place. Depending on system libs is painful because upstreams
make replacement hard (hardcoding versions, depending on private patches
to system libs, etc)


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Nicolas Mailhot



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