[FFmpeg-devel] lavfi state of affairs

Vitor Sessak vitor1001
Thu Feb 5 22:29:37 CET 2009

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 08:48:08PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>> On date Tuesday 2009-02-03 13:57:47 +0100, Diego Biurrun encoded:
>>> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 10:52:20AM +0100, Benjamin Larsson wrote:
>>>> Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>>>>> Benjamin Larsson <banan at ludd.ltu.se> writes:
>>>>>>> you have my approval to drop/disable/svn rm vhook
>>>>>> As suggested in another thread can we do that after the upcoming release ?
>>>>> better drop it before the release. Otherwise user might actually use
>>>>> that feature...
>>>> I don't really care my only argument is that there are users out there 
>>>> who still uses vhook. Giving them an official release where it was last 
>>>> supported/working could be nice.
>>> I agree with Benjamin.  I'll add a note to the release notes that
>>> mentions that vhook will go away immediately after the release.
>> (Sorry to chime in just now, I had some (dis)connettivity problems in
>> the last days...).
>> What about to drop VHOOK just after *all* its functionality is
>> implemented in lavfi? That would be definitively nicer towards the
>> users.
> iam VERY VERY VERY VERY strongly against this
> that way we would in 5 years still not have half of vhook ported to lavfi

Your reasoning is only true if avoiding the loss of a feature motivates 
devs more than getting rid of ugly code...


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