[PATCH] Configure selectable video grab format (was: [Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] Preparing for new grab interface)

Ramiro Polla angustia
Sun Jan 28 20:51:02 CET 2007

Alex Beregszaszi wrote:
> Hi,
>> 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.
> You need to separate your patches:
> 1, disabled() function for configure
> 2, configure selectable video grab format
Now that disabled() is in SVN, I send the second part.
> Also use dashes in the configure option. And I dont think
> --video-grab-format is the best option name available, maybe
> --default-video-grabber ?
Ok. I used --default-grabber and default_grabber as the variable, as 
there isn't more than one audio grab format.

Ramiro Polla
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