[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add colours to warnings and errors

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Apr 22 19:58:26 CEST 2010

On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 01:25:33PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> James Darnley <james.darnley at gmail.com> writes:
> > If you can't query the background colour, then I am going to assume it
> > is black.
> About half the terminals I see have a white background.

Thats caused by snow forming from too high ambient humidity in these poorly
sealed chinese tft screens. Thats quite dangerous, the freezing water could
crack them open or cause a short.
You have a microwave right? I hope you do as thats the only way to quickly
dry the inside of the screens and make them black again as they should be

> > If your terminal isn't then you need to fix it.  This is looking
> > more and more like a Windows only feature.
> We don't do windows-only features.  They rot too quickly.

what rots is poorly maintained features. if someone promisses to maintain
this there is no reason not to consider it

> The real problem here is that the ffmpeg output is much too verbose by
> default.  Any error messages are easily masked by useless chatter.
> The usual Unix way is to print _nothing_ on success.  Then anything
> printed is an error or a warning.

the log level is configureable.
And the defaults should be what most people prefer, "the unix way"
is rarely what most people prefer.

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

There will always be a question for which you do not know the correct awnser.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/attachments/20100422/6041d5fe/attachment.pgp>

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list