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

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Sat Oct 21 22:20:34 EEST 2017

On 10/21/2017 4:14 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> 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 was not aware of this failure. Why didn't you report it to the bump
patch i sent a month and a half ago?

I'll try to put the field back in the struct until ffserver is dropped a
month from now. Sorry for the breakage.

>> 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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