[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH/RFC]Change development policy
Mon Oct 4 13:04:07 CEST 2010
On Mon, Oct 04, 2010 at 11:22:51AM +0200, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> I believe this was originally suggested by Reimar, and since supported by
> several developers.
> Since this may be controversial, please comment in any case and suggest
> wording improvements, flames (including whose idea it was) are less welcome.
> I will consider applying if I receive no comments at all, Carl Eugen
> developer.texi | 3 +++
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> 290cbac2de815e5b43f4e3fcc065bdc9b13648e4 patchAPI.diff
> Index: doc/developer.texi
> --- doc/developer.texi (revision 25330)
> +++ doc/developer.texi (working copy)
> @@ -155,6 +155,9 @@
> Note: Redundant code can be removed.
> + Do not apply patches that change public API without discussing them
> + on the mailing list first.
> + at item
diff --git a/doc/developer.texi b/doc/developer.texi
index e362eec..9c43123 100644
@@ -149,7 +149,8 @@ should also be avoided if they don't make the code easier to understand.
Also if you have doubts about splitting or not splitting, do not hesitate to
ask/discuss it on the developer mailing list.
- Do not change behavior of the program (renaming options etc) without
+ Do not change behavior of the program (renaming options,
+ changing public API or ABI, etc) without
first discussing it on the ffmpeg-devel mailing list. Do not remove
functionality from the code. Just improve!
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