[Ffmpeg-devel] -quiet flag patch
Thu Mar 1 17:48:55 CET 2007
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 03:42:24PM -0800, Piero Bugoni wrote:
> --- Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > Hi
> > On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 07:59:12PM -0800, Dan
> > Brumleve wrote:
> > > Attached is a -quiet flag patch for ffmpeg. It
> > closes stderr, sets verbose
> > > to -1, and bypasses the undesirable termios. I
> > was forced to move
> > > show_banner to after parse_options in order to
> > suppress the banner.
> > may i ask what this patch is good for?
> You must have read my mind. I was about to propose
> such a revision. Why? because I am a live video freak
> with a maniacal fixation on the ffmpeg/ffserver combo.
> Being able to run ffmpeg in the background, and send
> stdio/stderr to /dev/null, a file or wherever, (or
> have no output at all), means that a person can start,
> or (restart) these processes from a cron job, rc
> script or whatever and as in my case have an automated
> network video server. The processes can keep running
> after they log out, or be managed automatically with
> no login, or from a web interface, etc.
hmm ffmpeg </dev/null doesnt work?
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