[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [PATCH] Configure selectable video grab format
Wed Jan 31 17:49:38 CET 2007
Ramiro Polla wrote:
> Michel Bardiaux wrote:
>> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> That said, I don't like the design of the grabbing code at all.
>>> IMHO it would
>>> be much cleaner to simply run ffmpeg -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 or
>>> dropping the whole concept of a default grabbing device used if no
>>> input is
>> FWIW I agree.
> Me too =).
> The code for using a default grabbing device is really buggy (the
> grabbing interfaces depend on what has been set for output).
It seems this would be just removing a bunch of redundant code (like
Michael said), and making few adaptations to the existing -i code.
One problem with -i <grab device> is when you want to use the default
grab device. This could be accomplished by (some suggestions):
a) using the '-' character
b) making -grab mean -i <default device>.
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