[FFmpeg-devel] [patch] glob matching for image series

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Jan 8 19:16:31 CET 2012

On Sat, Jan 07, 2012 at 03:13:57PM -0500, Brian Olson wrote:
> ffmpeg can take a sequentially numbered series of image files and make them into a video.
> I like to datestamp my images "20120106_134500.jpg" or similar.
> I used the "glob" library to allow things like:
> ffmpeg -i \*.jpg ...
> It picks things up in ascii-betical order and is much simpler than writing scripts to link or rename all my images.
> I think it's a good idea and people will find this to be natural and useful behavior.
> I posted copy of my repo to:
> http://bolson.org/~bolson/ffmpeg.git/
> My changes are in a branch "bolson-wordexp" (slightly misnamed...)
> I can make a patch file if you have a preferred way of dealing with git.

iam happy with any method but 2 changes where the 1st adds wordexp
support and the 2nd replaces wordexp by glob are a bit ehm messy ...
that should be just one clean change that adds glob support.

and for a single patch simply posting the patch is probably the easiest
If you maintain some code for longer and there are regular changes then
i prefer if i can just pull them in from a git repo instead of having
to apply x patches by hand possibly forgeting one in the process.

But the method of submitting really doesnt matter much, we are flexible
and can take the code by any means if some contributor has a strong

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