[FFmpeg-devel] Howto flush encoder on closing?

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Mon Jan 19 20:53:14 CET 2009

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 04:37:01PM +0100, Bitbreaker/METALVOTZE wrote:
> Imagine your encoder receives several frames by a multiple of 
> encode_frame calls. When having reached a certain amount of frames, it 
> then encodes them all in one go. Now if closing the encoder before the 
> desired amount of frames was reached, the still unencoded frames will be 
> dropped. A bad thing :-( So is it possible to make ffmpeg call 
> encode_frame again on close_encoder? Or are there any other (nice?) 

you are searching for CODEC_CAP_DELAY
also patch to document this better is welcome

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