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

Clément Bœsch u at pkh.me
Sun Sep 11 20:27:12 EEST 2016

On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 06:17:01PM +0100, Sven C. Dack wrote:
> On 11/09/16 16:31, Nicolas George wrote:
> > I see how it can do that, but you refuse to understand that this part of the
> > output is not meant to be parsed, unlike, for example, the output of
> > ffprobe.
> Nonsense. All messages, regardless if send to stdout or stderr, can be
> parsed. There is no rule in this world that says you shouldn't or couldn't
> do so.

Aside from the stdout output in ffprobe, no stdout/stderr output is
standardized in FFmpeg and thus can be changed at will (and does
regularly). You can try to parse it, but there is zero warranty that it
will work the next day.


Clément B.

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