[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avformat: remove FF_API_ASS_SSA dead code

Rainer Hochecker fernetmenta at online.de
Mon Sep 22 17:12:02 CEST 2014

Clément Bœsch <u <at> pkh.me> writes:
> Hi,
> We just made the ASS packets from the Matroska output them verbatim, and
> not hacked with timestamps included into the timestamps.
> The packets are now typically broadcastable to libass.
> Note that this change has been documented since 2.0; doc/APIchanges states:
>     2013-04-18 - 7c1a002 - lavf 55.3.100
>       The matroska demuxer can now output proper verbatim ASS packets. It will
>       become the default starting lavf 56.0.100.
> It was also mentioned in the RELEASE_NOTES of 2.4 after the bump:
> http://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=blob;f=RELEASE_NOTES;hb=HEAD#l40
> I'm sorry about the compatibility break but we had to move on, and I
believe it
> was done in a proper way (slow and documented, while providing benefits
for the
> end user at the same time)
> Best regards,
> PS: this commit didn't disable the code, it was disabled since last bump,
> means in 2.4


Thank you very much for this explanation and sorry for not having read
release notes properly. subs are not my territory but the maintainer is busy
with real life so I will try to adapt to those changes.


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