[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/ffmpeg-formats: extend documentation for the probesize parameter

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Wed Dec 26 17:43:50 CET 2012

 doc/ffmpeg-formats.texi |    5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/ffmpeg-formats.texi b/doc/ffmpeg-formats.texi
index 6b58aa2..affd5cd 100644
--- a/doc/ffmpeg-formats.texi
+++ b/doc/ffmpeg-formats.texi
@@ -41,7 +41,10 @@ Reduce buffering.
 @end table
 @item probesize @var{integer} (@emph{input})
-Set probing size.
+Set probing size in bytes, i.e. the size of the data to analyze to get
+stream information. A higher value will allow to detect more
+information in case it is dispersed into the stream, but will increase
+latency. Must be an integer greater than 32. It is 5000000 by default.
 @item packetsize @var{integer} (@emph{output})
 Set packet size.

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