[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/ffmpeg: extend documentation for -(no)stdin option

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 01:44:10 CEST 2012

Fix trac ticket #1665.
 doc/ffmpeg.texi |   10 ++++++----
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/ffmpeg.texi b/doc/ffmpeg.texi
index ec8bed3..49d2c0e 100644
--- a/doc/ffmpeg.texi
+++ b/doc/ffmpeg.texi
@@ -363,11 +363,13 @@ progress information is always "progress".
 @item -stdin
 Enable interaction on standard input. On by default unless standard input is
-used as an input.
+used as an input. To explicitly disable interaction you need to specify
+ at code{-nostdin}.
-Useful, for example, if ffmpeg is in the background process group. Roughly
-the same result can be achieved with @code{ffmpeg ... < /dev/null} but it
-requires a shell.
+Disabling interaction on standard input is useful, for example, if
+ffmpeg is in the background process group. Roughly the same result can
+be achieved with @code{ffmpeg ... < /dev/null} but it requires a
 @item -debug_ts (@emph{global})
 Print timestamp information. It is off by default. This option is

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