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

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 17:05:29 EET 2016

On 11/28/16, compn <tempn at mi.rr.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:22:48 +0100
> Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc> wrote:
>> I dont know if people want me and reynaldo to spend less time on
>> FFmpeg, but time is a finite resource. If ffserver is maintained
>> externally it would mean a noticable hit in maintaince man hours of
>> FFmpeg. Now it might be that ffserver being pushed out would kill it.
>> But really as dumb as i am, i dont belive theres a majority who wants
>> to kill FFserver when there are people who actively work on it and
>> care about it.
> it seems like there are at least a few developers who would feel better
> if ffserver was removed from master / moved somewhere else to die etc.
> these developers feel very strongly about removing ffserver.
> it might be wise to follow the opinions of these developers in order to
> have a higher morale and continue the working environment here in the
> project.
> otherwise some developers may feel betrayed, harmed, ignored, etc and
> foster hatred because their opinions were not chosen.
> so michael, my advice to you is to just OK the patch and deal with
> ffserver later... if enough users come back to complain about its
> demise. i feel that this discussion is going no where if both sides are
> unable to come to a compromise.
> sometimes you have to cut off the toe to save the patient. :)

Exactly what happened with so called separate libpostprocess library.
Is it still being maintained? - NOPE.

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