[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/18] avcodec: remove obsolete FF_API_FAST_MALLOC cruft

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Mon Sep 15 22:03:00 CEST 2014

On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 04:08:49PM -0300, James Almer wrote:
> On 15/09/14 6:07 AM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 10:46:03PM -0300, James Almer wrote:
> >> Signed-off-by: James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>
> > 
> > about the patchset as a whole, not specifically this one
> > 
> > we should check if theres any software left around that still uses
> > the symbols before removing the code completely and if so consider
> > to reintroduce them in a 2.4.1 while removing whats unused
> Pushed the three you reviewed since either no code depended on them, or in the 
> OpenCL case it's an API that nobody has ever been able to use anyway.
> I'm not exactly interested in looking around to see if any of this deprecated 
> stuff is still used. And IMO reintroducing them in a point release is quite ugly.
> An exception could be FF_API_DRAWTEXT_OLD_TIMELINE since as Clément pointed in 
> another email might be needed to remain compatible with libav.

probably you only have to wait, as i suspect andreas (in CC) will
test building all dependant packages in debian against 2.4

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