[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC][PATCH] web: News about FFmpeg in Debian
tempn at mi.rr.com
Mon Oct 6 03:19:34 CEST 2014
On Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:55:51 -0300
James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 05/10/14 9:47 PM, compn wrote:
> > On Sun, 5 Oct 2014 22:58:34 +0200
> > Alexander Strasser <eclipse7 at gmx.net> wrote:
> >> This is all RFC as marked in the subject. Please give me some
> >> feed back!
> > could someone please add a note about the deprecated message.
> > something like:
> > users on debian and ubuntu may have seen this message when using
> > ffmpeg "*** THIS PROGRAM IS DEPRECATED ***
> > This program is only provided for compatibility and will be
> > removed in a future release. Please use avconv instead."
> > this message was in the libav.org version of the ffmpeg program.
> > this message has confused many users and caused us a lot of user
> > support issues. if you see this message it means you are using
> > libav.org's ffmpeg and not our ffmpeg. please use "apt-get install
> > ffmpeg" to use the correct ffmpeg program.
> Wasn't this fixed by now, anyway? Afaik it was only on libav 0.8
i havent checked, but i dont think the new message is any more helpful?
> (doubt Debian Sid ships that at this point) and they recently posted
> a patch to remove it in a future point release from that branch.
> No idea what became of it, though.
yes but 1000s of people still have it installed, what about them?
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