[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 0/6] Patchset to remove ffserver
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Sun Oct 22 11:37:28 EEST 2017
On Sun, Oct 22, 2017 at 02:55:38AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> 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 ?
It's probably too late, one month is not enough. We already had that
The goal was ZERO internal API usage + at least partial FATE coverage. We
gave it a year and nothing changed because no one cared.
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