[FFmpeg-devel] Dropping SDL1 support [VOTE]

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 17 23:07:27 EEST 2016

On Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:48:03 +0200
Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2016-09-16 14:21 GMT+02:00 Rostislav Pehlivanov <atomnuker at gmail.com>:
> > I'd rather have SDL1 support dropped. ffplay is the only thing on my
> > machine which uses libsdl1.2  
> And we already (everybody) agreed that we want to switch to SDL2
> so that you (and others) do not have to use (or depend on) sdl1
> anymore.
> But this is an entirely different question that is completely unrelated
> to your installation:
> Do we allow developers to continue to use sdl1 to test on their
> old (but supported) Linux distributions or do we forcibly stop
> them from contributing here?

If that developer is apparently unable to update his system, then yes,
kick him out. 10 people not wanting to use SDL1 surely counts more than
1 person being too goddamn obstinate not to install SDL2 (or too
incompetent to do that?)

I'm always amazed by these absurdities.

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