[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Remove "bufsize" OptionDef option
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
Sat Sep 16 22:33:12 CEST 2006
On Saturday, 16 September 2006 at 21:38, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 16, 2006 at 09:23:34AM +0200, Panagiotis Issaris wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On za, 2006-09-16 at 01:11 +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > >[...]
> > > > The attached patch removes the "bufsize" OptionDef option from the
> > > > ffmpeg.c file. The equally named "bufsize" AVOption takes over its
> > > > function and this occurs transparantly with the exception of the
> > > > parameter unit change. Regression tests succeed.
> > > >
> > > > So, this is yet another case where the unit of a commandline unit is
> > > > changed, this time from from kilobytes to bits. Using the postfix "kB"
> > > > eases the situation:
> > > > * Before this patch:
> > > > ffmpeg -i src.ext -bufsize 224 dst.ext
> > > > * After this patch:
> > > > ffmpeg -i src.ext -bufsize 224kB dst.ext
> > >
> > > no this is not the same theres a 1000/1024 difference
> > Oops. You are right. Sorry about that.
> > So, it seems we really do need the kiB postfix. I'll have a try at that.
Ugh indeed. KB=1024B kB=1000B. With M it gets tricky.
I'd say it should support only SI or only binary prefixes, but not both.
And don't get me started with "mebibytes".
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