[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Clarify that there are two different "passlogfile" options

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Aug 29 11:33:21 CEST 2012


Attached documentation patch tries to clarify that -passlogfile has a 
different syntax when used with -vcodec libx264.
Tries to address ticket #1686.

Please comment, Carl Eugen
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diff --git a/doc/ffmpeg.texi b/doc/ffmpeg.texi
index 49d2c0e..18268c7 100644
--- a/doc/ffmpeg.texi
+++ b/doc/ffmpeg.texi
@@ -495,6 +495,10 @@ prefix is ``ffmpeg2pass''. The complete file name will be
 @file{PREFIX-N.log}, where N is a number specific to the output
+Note that this option is overwritten by a local option of the same name 
+when using @code{-vcodec libx264}. That option maps to the x264 option stats 
+which has a different syntax.
 @item -vlang @var{code}
 Set the ISO 639 language code (3 letters) of the current video stream.

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