[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Deprecate oldabi branch by adding a warning to configure
timothygu99 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 06:12:04 CEST 2013
On Jul 11, 2013 7:56 PM, "Michael Niedermayer" <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > > > +For a maintained branch with the old API/ABI, please use
> > > > +release/0.7.
> > >
> > > i dont think this is a good recommandition.
> > > The user should use the latest release, especially when he cares about
> > > security
> > The oldabi branch is dedicated for, well, old ABI. Only oldabi and
> > branches have old API/ABI. Now 0.6 and oldabi are not maintained, so
> > left is 0.5 and 0.7.
> unless someone volunteers to maintain 0.5/0.7 they should not be
> called maintained, being in better shape and having a dedicated
> maintainer are seperate things
Oh I didn't check the MAINTAINERS file and thought they are maintained.
I'll send a new patch with rewording tomorrow if I have time.
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