[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 0/6] Patchset to remove ffserver

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Sun Oct 22 03:55:38 EEST 2017

On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 04:15:37PM -0300, James Almer wrote:
> On 10/21/2017 3:54 PM, Rostislav Pehlivanov wrote:
> > This patchset removes the long-deprecated ffserver program and all
> > its privately exposed things from libavformat.
> > 
> > Rostislav Pehlivanov (6):
> >   Remove the ffserver program
> >   libavformat: remove the ffmenc and ffmdec muxer and demuxers
> >   libavformat: unexpose the ff_inet_aton function
> >   libavformat: remove the ff_rtp_get_local_rtcp_port function
> >   libavformat: unexpose private ff_ functions needed by ffserver
> >   libavformat/mpjpeg: use "ffmpeg" instead of "ffserver" as boundary tag
> This set will be applied a month or so from now, when the unstable ABI
> period is over.
> If you can do in a month what was not done in a year plus, anyone is
> welcome to fix all ffserver issues or preferably replace it altogether
> with a new tool with a more user friendly syntax/interface.

Can you list the technical problems that require dropping ffserver,
so that someone interrested in fixing them can do so ?

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