[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc: rework synopsis section for ff* tools

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 18:26:20 CET 2012

On 17/12/2012 6:58 AM, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> +ffmpeg [@var{global_options}] @{[@var{input_file_options}] -i @file{input_file}@} ... @{[@var{output_file_options}] @file{output_file}@} ...

Weren't there some Super Special options that needed to be specified after the
output filename? Maybe it was just in FFmbc?

>From an old FFmbc IRC log:

> 11:48 < mdsh> you know how some parameters go after the output file name, like -newaudio and its associated format parameters, what's a good name for that type of parameter?
> 11:48 < mdsh> I'm reading "ffmbc [[infile options][‘-i’ infile]]... {[outfile options] outfile}"
> 11:49 < mdsh> and want to write "ffmbc [[infile options][‘-i’ infile]]... {[outfile options] outfile} {[extra output options]}"
> 11:49 < mdsh> but I want some description that is better than "extra output options"
> 11:49 < mdsh> Any ideas?

- Derek

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