[mythtv] FFmpeg plans

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 16:37:17 UTC 2018

On 04/30/2018 11:52 AM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
>> I believe that using subtree or subrepo requires that we use the
>> master
>> branch of FFmpeg.
> I'm not convinced of that.  At least with subrepo, you can choose which
> branch you clone and track into the subdir.  If/when you want to change
> the upstream tracking branch, worst case scenario (assuming the tool
> doesn't have a way to change) is you do as above.  Create your patch
> vs. upstream, blow the subdir away, recreate the subdir using
> {subtree|submodule} and then apply your patch, fixing any conflicts,
> etc.
This is essentially what we do at the moment. We delete the source code, 
copy in the new source, and then work at re-applying all of our changes. 
I am trying to improve on that process, which is rather time-consuming.

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