[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] FF_API_*

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Wed Nov 17 18:49:33 CET 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 03:10:22PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Currently some next major API/ABI changes are each protected under FF_API_*
> This does make sense to allow us easily delaying  API changes that are
> unfinished when we want to bump major. But it also adds a bit of maintaince
> burden and work to remove all the no longer needed FF_API during a bump.
> I thus propose to drop FF_API_* for changes that do work and only protect things
> that are not yet finished under their own ifdef

That they do work now does not mean imply that they will continue to work
Particularly when there are changes to the code related to it a way to test
them specifically still is useful...

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list