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Status: Fixed
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Closed: Sep 10
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issue 838380

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Issue 866522: Disable AV1 support in M69 beta

Reported by, Jul 23 2018 Project Member

Issue description

Feature description:
AV1 is a new video format. However, the bitstream has not yet been finalized and is not ready to move up to the Beta branch.

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Comment 1 by, Jul 23 2018

Jai, if this is needed for M69 please add "Merge-Request-69" label.

Comment 2 by, Jul 23 2018

If this is necessary, here is a pre-made revert:

It should not be merged until merge approval is granted on this bug.

Comment 3 by, Jul 26 2018

┬┐AV1-spec v1.0.0 is a draf or are final?
Last modified: 2018-06-25 12:23 PT

This version 1.0.0 of the AV1 Bitstream Specification corresponds to the Git tag v1.0.0 in the AOMediaCodec/av1-spec project. Its content has been validated as consistent with the reference decoder provided by libaom v1.0.0.

Comment 4 by, Jul 26 2018

Status: WontFix (was: Assigned)
Apologies. I had copied the text from the previous M68 bug, before the spec was finalized. I thought I had updated the text in the description, but it appears it didn't catch.

We plan to keep AV1 enabled in M69 at this point.

Comment 5 by, Aug 22

Blocking: 838380
Labels: Merge-Request-69
Status: Started (was: WontFix)
Re-opening to disable AV1 in M69.

Comment 6 by, Aug 22

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Labels: -Merge-Request-69 Merge-Review-69 Hotlist-Merge-Review
This bug requires manual review: We are only 12 days from stable.
Please contact the milestone owner if you have questions.
Owners: amineer@(Android), kariahda@(iOS), cindyb@(ChromeOS), govind@(Desktop)

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Comment 7 by, Aug 22

Labels: -Merge-Review-69 Merge-Approved-69
Approving merge for to M69 branch 3497 based on internal email thread. Pls merge now. Thank you.

Comment 8 by, Aug 22

Project Member
Labels: -merge-approved-69 merge-merged-3497
The following revision refers to this bug:

commit 3416497c874e5f121ade527e6796192818654436
Author: Johann <>
Date: Wed Aug 22 21:51:04 2018

Revert "enable libaom"

This reverts commit 80428a9587801289b331674365fc09523319288c.

AV1 is not ready. Disable it on the M69 branch.

BUG=838380, 866522 

Change-Id: I5fcad78ded0f9e03a44b7def5fee5becd6a4cbf9
Reviewed-by: Johann Koenig <>
Cr-Commit-Position: refs/branch-heads/3497@{#780}
Cr-Branched-From: 271eaf50594eb818c9295dc78d364aea18c82ea8-refs/heads/master@{#576753}

Comment 9 by, Aug 22

Status: Fixed (was: Started)

Comment 11 by, Sep 10

Status: Assigned (was: Fixed)
Jai, looks like there are some references which should be cleaned up.

Comment 12 by, Sep 10

Status: Fixed (was: Assigned)
Those have since been updated to M70 launch, closing unless there are any more outstanding M69 references

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