[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: don't build ffserver unless explicitly enabled

Timo Rothenpieler timo at rothenpieler.org
Sun Sep 11 02:48:18 EEST 2016

On 9/11/2016 1:22 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> 2016-09-10 23:25 GMT+02:00 Timo Rothenpieler <timo at rothenpieler.org>:
>> -  --disable-ffserver       disable ffserver build
>> +  --enable-ffserver        enable ffserver build

ffserver is unmaintained for a very long time now.
It's been discussed about deprecating or even straight up removing it
for a while now.

As a first step to actually get somewhere with that, this patch stops
building ffserver by default, unless it's explicitly requested via

It's not intended to deprecate ffserver (yet), just a signal to users
that they really want to switch to/use something else, or pick up
maintainership of it.

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