[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavc: drop VDA

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 19:15:57 EEST 2017

On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Clément Bœsch <u at pkh.me> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:38:42AM +0200, Hendrik Leppkes wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 11:11 AM, Clément Bœsch <u at pkh.me> wrote:
>> > From: Clément Bœsch <cboesch at gopro.com>
>> >
>> > Deprecated (aka removed) in OSX 10.11, and we have a replacement for it
>> > (VideoToolbox).
>> > ---
>> > Changes since RFC: rebase, ifdefery depreciation dance for the pix fmt,
>> > Changelog entry.
>> >
>> vda.h is an installed header with public API in it, removing it
>> entirely would be an API and ABI break.
> vda.h may be exposed unconditionally, but its associated object vda.o
> isn't. Since it depends on vda to be assembled, the vda stub itself
> doesn't seem to be present ever. So we're basically exposing a header for
> functions we can never link against.
> So should I somehow fix VDA while dropping it by providing a stub that was
> never present?

vda is autodetected so a "naive" build would have it, so I would argue
the ABI of such a "naive" build should probably remain constant?

- Hendrik

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