[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] rtsp: rename certain options after a deprecation period

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Thu Jan 25 21:46:13 EET 2018

On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 07:00:43PM +0100, wm4 wrote:
> The names inherently clash with the meanings of the HTTP libavformat
> protocol options. Rename them after a deprecation period to make them
> compatible with the HTTP ones.
> ---
> I see no better way that wouldn't require more effort than justified.
> The incompatible semantics of the "timeout" option while still clashing
> with the HTTP one caused major problems to me as API user, and I'm
> hoping that this will solve itself in 2 years.
> ---
>  doc/APIchanges        | 5 +++++
>  libavformat/rtsp.c    | 9 +++++++++
>  libavformat/version.h | 5 ++++-
>  3 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Make sure all newly added options are in standard SI units
that is seconds (not micro seconds for example)


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