[FFmpeg-devel] Deprecation of visual output devices

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Wed Sep 27 16:30:27 EEST 2017

On Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:18:13 +0100
Josh de Kock <josh at itanimul.li> wrote:

> Hi,
> There is no point of having these output devices as all the
> functionality is contained in the 'ffplay' tool. If people wanted to
> integrate these devices in their own programs instead of using the
> ffmpeg tool then they are far too constrained for proper control, not to
> mention output devices have been quick hacky in libavdevice for a long
> time. There are three patches attached to deprecate the SDL2, OpenGL,
> and libcaca devices.


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