[FFmpeg-devel] Resurrection of ffserver

Thomas Volkert silvo at gmx.net
Sun Sep 18 00:31:39 EEST 2016

On 17.09.2016 22:27, Rostislav Pehlivanov wrote:
>> Good day,
>> I read the sad news about ffservers a few days ago and have already
>> written some mails to ffmpeg-user.
>> I would like to step in to make ffserver maintainable and distributable
>> again, especially because of the many users depending on ffserver -
>> including myself. I'm capable of C and had made some tiny changes to ffmpeg
>> already, but I'm a beginner regarding the architecture and "unwritten
>> rules" of ffmpeg development. Additionally, I would like to discuss
>> strategic decisions with the main developers to avoid useless work.
> I really think ffserver is better off being in a separate repository. That
> way there'd be some finer attention brought to keeping the API usable by
> external users too. Same with the rest of the programs.
> So yeah, if you want, just make a separate repository somewhere with only
> ffserver.c and a configure + makefile and try to make something better and
> usable.

This sounds very good.

Best regards,

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