[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Remove the ffserver program and the ffm muxer/demuxer

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 25 22:13:54 EET 2016

On 25.11.2016 10:36, wm4 wrote:
> I'd like to add that removing the ffserver support from the libs, and
> all deprecated stuff it depends on, will make it actually easier to
> readd ffserver in a cleaner way. It reduces the risk that the new
> ffserver accidentally depends on mechanisms that were supposed to go
> away.

However, that can't be done before the next major bump.

> Also, the promise was that developers would pick up ffserver again and
> update it. This hasn't really happened - instead it weirdly looks like
> the ffserver faction is stalling for time. Maybe the interest to keep
> it alive isn't that high after all.

To me it looks more like they simply lack the time to work on it.

Best regards,

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