[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] -vcodec libx264 -bf 0 and timestamps issue

Lou lou
Sat Mar 12 19:17:04 CET 2011

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 03:57:13PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> Hi,
> ffmpeg -i IN -vcodec libx264 -vpre normal -t 5 -y OUT.ts

Probably not related to your timestamp issue, but the 'normal' preset has been depreciated and removed maybe a year ago. It has been replaced by the 'medium' preset. 

How is it that you even still have normal? Do you have old presets in ~/.ffmpeg?

> output timestamps look fine.
> If I do:
> ffmpeg -i IN -vcodec libx264 -vpre normal -bf 0 -t 5 -y OUT.ts
> no timestamps are set in the output file, check it with:
> ffprobe -show_packets OUT.ts
> Can someone confirm this is a bug, and tell if the bug is in ffmpeg or
> in libx264?
> Thanks.
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