[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Wildcard and catalog image sequences

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon Sep 4 20:45:32 CEST 2006


On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 03:02:11PM +0200, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> >Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> >[snip]
> Well, the renaming of the API has been done, now we can proceed with the 
> changes to sequences themselves. We were waiting for comments, but none 
> seem to be coming. The decision to make now is a choice between:
> A. Drop support of %-sequences for input, in favor of @url with the 
> special case @-; relying on the shell for wildcards and numbering (using 
> seq). This breaks existing scripts, notably php, and is asymetric w.r.t. 
> output sequences where only % can be supported.
> A var 1. Since only cataloged sequences are supported, the @ sign is not 
> really necessary. But the difference between input and output sequences 
> becomes even more confusing.
> B. Keep %-sequences for input and output, add @-sequences (incl. @- for 
> stdin). This respects existing scripts, but will be more code.
> Overall I tend to favor B. What do you think?

agree B is best

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