Subject: Re: Disabling the internal faad2 support for mplayer (was: CVS commit: pkgsrc/multimedia/mplayer-share)
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/24/2005 21:46:44
On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 04:49:16PM +0100, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> what are the benefits of using the external faad2 library?  iow, what
> was the rationale behind this change?

We always try to use external libraries -- that way we only have
to fix security problems once, and don't have to apply compilation
patches to more than one place.

Is there any advantage to the internal faad library?