[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] rename -vfilters to -vf

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Tue May 11 20:18:29 CEST 2010

Hi Stefano,

On 05/11/2010 11:13 AM, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Tuesday 2010-05-11 10:42:40 -0700, Baptiste Coudurier encoded:
>> Hi,
>> $subject, simpler shorter.
> Currently we have:
> -filters  ->  show supported filter list
> -vfilters ->  insert a video filter graph
> I don't like much the "v" in vfilters since the filterchain hopefully
> will include also audio filters.
> So when I have no particular preference for the color of the bikeshed
> in this case I'd like to have something more future-proof. The obvious
> choice would be "filters" but that option is already taken. So we
> could have something of the kind -filter_graph, or -fg abbreviated.
> And if we want to keep both long and short option we can do that, like
> it is done for -h/-help (not sure it is a good idea though, as it may
> confuse users).

Well, mplayer have been using -af and -vf for years now.
If -vfilters would list video filters and -afilters would list audio 
filters, it would find that nice, personally, especially if the filter 
list becomes long.

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