[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] Preparing for new grab interface

Diego Biurrun diego
Mon Jan 22 00:29:07 CET 2007

On Sun, Jan 21, 2007 at 05:40:22PM -0200, ramiro at lisha.ufsc.br wrote:
> I'm writing a new grabbing selection interface. As a first step, attached
> patch moves the #ifdef jungle from ffmpeg.c to the configure script. Also
> allows the user to specify a default grab format in configure.
> Additionally, I plan to:
> - Add a -gv option to specify video grab format (and -ga for audio). This
> removes the need for x11: from the grab device, and moves it to "-gv
> x11grab".
> - Add a -gi option (with no args) to specify a grab input, much like the
> -i option. So the device is treated as an input file at that point of the
> command line, instead of having to be treated by prepare_grab. This way,
> it can specify the size it wants just like a normal file, instead of
> having to rely on -s for the output file.
> Please tell me if any this would be welcome, or if I'm just wasting my time.

I don't have much of an opinion, though the idea seems interesting.



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