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

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 15 22:59:39 CEST 2014

On 15.09.2014 22:03, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> 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

You're right that I'm currently rebuilding those against 2.4, but I 
don't expect any problems there, since I already have rebuilt them 
against a git snapshot about two weeks ago and didn't notice anything 

Best regards,

PS: FFmpeg is probably going to be accepted into Debian experimental 
real soon now.

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