[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/6] Remove the ffserver program

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat Oct 21 22:14:30 EEST 2017

2017-10-21 21:12 GMT+02:00 James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>:
> On 10/21/2017 4:04 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> Just to understand this better:
>> The plan was to remove some fields from avcodec.h to have a reason
>> to remove a tool that has a large user base
> The "plan" is to follow what was agreed a year and a half ago, then
> confirmed with a vote last November: Remove an unmaintainted tool that
> uses internal libavformat API. This has nothing to do with libavcodec.

But the reason ffserver doesn't build anymore is that you
removed a field from avcodec.h, no?
So how does this have nothing to do with libavcodec?

> I beg all developers to not start a new flamewar like we had last
> November. You were able to extend the life of ffserver until a major
> bump were to take place. ffserver got virtually no development and was
> not fixed/adapted to work like every other fftool for an entire year
> since then, and is therefore going to be removed as agreed.

> Lets for once show the FOSS world that this project is not run by children.

Thank you for violating our Coc, I found it bad enough that
you commit unreviewed patches.

Carl Eugen

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