Multiple ffmpeg versions in ports

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at
Wed Mar 30 23:59:08 UTC 2016

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 2:39 PM, Ben Woods <woodsb02 at> wrote:

> On 30 March 2016 at 23:28, Ben Woods <woodsb02 at> wrote:
> >
> > What do you think about having numerous versions of ffmpeg in ports,
> > similar to lang/python?
> >
> I guess the obvious question is how could it be possible for multiple
> ffmpeg versions to be installed at the same time? Is it possible to ensure
> the files do not overlap, and that each package is linking against the
> correct installed version?
> --
> From: Benjamin Woods
> woodsb02 at

Probably speaking out of turn, but we do have ffmpeg0 and ffmpeg in ports
now. For quite some time we had ffmpeg1, as well, but I think all ports
have now moved on, so ffmpeg1 was removed. It would be up to someone to
write he support for a separate ffmpeg3/
Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
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