[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Update docs according to new "ab" parameter unit

Benoit Fouet benoit.fouet
Tue Mar 6 10:58:37 CET 2007


Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> Benoit Fouet wrote:
>> Hi Takis,
> [snip]
>> well, if you update this, you have also to change "-b" to "-vb"
>> in fact, the behaviour now is that one:
>> - "ab" option sets audio bitrate
>> - "vb" option sets video bitrate
>> - "b" option sets both
>> so, if we have on the same line a "ab" option followed by a "b"
>> option... the latter will overwrite the former...
> Is this *really* what we want? This new meaning for -b will break
> *every* example in the archives, every script using ffmpeg,... in a
> not-so-obvious way. It might be better to remove with -b entirely.

should have been a great idea to have those remarks in the dedicated
thread, when i exposed it :)
i cannot see an easy way to get rid of "b" option, though...
and if you want the same bitrate for audio and video, it is quite useful
too to handle "b" option...


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