[FFmpeg-devel] Droping old scaler

Robert Swain robert.swain
Fri Sep 5 16:33:16 CEST 2008

2008/9/5 Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>:
> On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 04:06:37PM +0200, Luca Abeni wrote:
>> 2) after that, make swscale the default, having a "--disable-swscale"
>>     switch for enabling the old scaler. When such option is selected,
>>     it prints something like "WARNING! On 2009/1/1, the old scaler will
>>     be selected, and this option will be removed" (2009/1/1 is just an
>>     example)
>> 3) on 2009/1/1, remove the scaler
> I dont see the point in this, its more work for us and some people will
> waste time trying to keep using the old scaler. Id like to keep the time
> we have 2 scalers short, they coexisted long enough and people could have
> guessed we would drop the old eventually. So this really shouldnt be a
> surprise for anyone.

Indeed and haven't parts of it been marked as deprecated for a long time anyway?


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