[FFmpeg-devel] FFmpeg 3.5 / 4.0

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 19 13:55:35 EEST 2018

On Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:49:21 +0200
Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:

> Hendrik Leppkes (2018-04-19):
> > Lets just fix the issues and move on, there is no point in more arguing.  
> Thanks (and also thanks to Michael).
> When something has been badly designed for a long time (and this
> particular issue predates FFmpeg: the Unix socket API itself is bad,
> FFmpeg only followed by default), it will inevitably have spread on many
> places. Finding and fixing each of them will take time, but most of them
> are small and easily fixed bugs.

You can't fix the public API breakages this introduces.
Strangely, you argued yourself that public API takes priority.
Also I had to fix some of these bugs myself, so I'm not very
appreciative of your last sentence. This thing has inconvenienced so
many users.

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