[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 0/6] Patchset to remove ffserver
jamrial at gmail.com
Sun Oct 22 04:04:30 EEST 2017
On 10/21/2017 9:55 PM, 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 ?
They have been listed in both the November 2016 discussion/vote thread
and i think in the bump patch i sent last month as well.
The most important one is of course the usage of internal API. Then
If anyone actually cared about ffserver, one think it would be fixed by
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