[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] Move av_show_help_children() to avutil/opt

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 23:41:49 EET 2016

On 11/7/2016 6:34 PM, Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
> On 07.11.2016 20:26, James Almer wrote:
>> ffserver is being dropped from the project, as announced in the news page.
>> Reynaldo however wants to have a working copy somewhere so he's moving it to
>> an external repo and for that he's making it work without internal API, with
>> some help from Michael it seems.
> Isn't the causality the other way around?
> Because ffserver uses internal API it was decided to remove it.
> If it gets fixed, there is no point in removing it, or is there?

Removing ffserver was decided for several reasons, as mentioned in the news entry,
with one of them being the internal API usage. That stuff being fixed now is the
choice of a dev after the removal decision was made, since it was in his interests
to keep a working copy somewhere else.

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