[FFmpeg-devel] Droping old scaler

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sat Sep 6 00:16:26 CEST 2008

On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 05:06:59PM +0200, Luca Abeni wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> Michael Niedermayer 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
> Just force the people to see "this feature will be removed on ..." if
> they want the LGPLed scaler. Maybe, we can be lucky and someone can
> send a patch before that date ;-)

People who care about ffmpeg are subscribed and have seen it now, if you
want more add a warning to the homepage or configure
The removal will happen once the major issues are dealt with, that may be
tomorrow or in a week or ?.


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