[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Do not allow -b to override -ab

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Sep 22 15:09:41 CEST 2011

Clément Bœsch <ubitux <at> gmail.com> writes:

> > I understand why the meaning of "-b" was changed, but I don't think users
> > can expect this.
> > Fixes ticket 491.
> Why not raise a temporary warning when using -b instead?

I am not against this, but I ask myself in which situation it helps that the
meaning of -b was changed so it affects both video and audio?
After all, media files with identical bitrate for audio and video are rare...

Carl Eugen

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