[FFmpeg-devel] [libav-devel] [PATCH 0/20] removal of deprecated features

compn tempn at mi.rr.com
Fri Jul 31 17:12:12 CEST 2015

On Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:05:12 +0200
Andreas Cadhalpun <andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 28.07.2015 15:36, Vittorio Giovara wrote:
> > This set contains the removal of all deprecated features marked as
> > such until 2012/early 2013. This was announced several times in the
> > past months and agreed at several meetings (since fosdem and
> > recently at the sprint).
> > 
> > With more than two year span, downstream users should have had
> > enough time to update their API usage (or comment otherwise).
> Unfortunately this is just wishful thinking.
> As it is, your proposed removal of deprecated features is going to
> break about three quarters of all packages using the libav* libraries
> in Debian:

i am against removing this api in ffmpeg, if my vote counts for

anyway to keep the old api and have the new api at the same time? 
yes, this means letting the old api rot, i have no problem with this.
just to give time for projects to update. or maybe even create a
wrapper ? bah.


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