[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: don't build ffserver unless explicitly enabled

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 18:32:37 EEST 2016

On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 5:04 PM, Sven C. Dack <sven.c.dack at sky.com> wrote:
> On 11/09/16 15:12, Nicolas George wrote:
>> I do not care at all about ffserver, but the argument of parsing stderr to
>> revuse a warning is completely void, period.
>> Regards,
> Please no foot stomping of opinions. When you cannot see how changing the
> output can confuse scripts of users then that's ok, but you then shouldn't
> act like a child. Show some more maturity, please.

All the text output of the CLI tools goes to stderr, and we have never
considered it to be "stable" for the sake of people that parse
arbitrary log output - and nor should we, because that would be a
terrible situation to be in if we can't even change, add, or adjust
the log output of our tools.

- Hendrik

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