[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Rename APIchange to InterfaceChangelog

Ramiro Polla ramiro.polla
Fri Jun 26 00:21:23 CEST 2009

On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 7:15 PM, Stefano
Sabatini<stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> wrote:
> On date Thursday 2009-06-25 00:12:45 +0200, Stefano Sabatini encoded:
> [...]
>> Another (imo better) solution would be to put all the build system/ff*
>> tools interface changes in Changelog, that would mean also to adopt a
>> format similar to that of doc/APIchanges, providing the revision
>> number/date for each change.
>> For example we could start to fill the entries like this, e.g.:
>> version <next>:
>> - r19XXX - make configure select the input/output devices using
>> ? --{enable|disable}-{in,out}dev rather than
>> ? --{enable|disable}-{demuxer|muxer} as before
>> - PB-frame decoding for H.263
>> - deprecated vhook subsystem removed
>> ...
>> That would be greatly useful for people needing to update ff* tools
>> based scripts (and add another bit of boredom to devs...).
> Does someone care to comment on this? (I'll send anyway the configure
> patch implementing the last proposal).

I like this idea, but note that many devs are at LinuxTag and I think
we could wait for their opinion...

Ramiro Polla

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