[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] ffprobe: add -show_data option.

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 22:15:49 CEST 2012

On date Sunday 2012-06-17 17:03:24 +0200, Nicolas George encoded:
> Le decadi 20 germinal, an CCXX, Clément Bœsch a écrit :
> > Can't we dump anything with -show_format?
> There is nothing that comes to mind. If you have anything to suggest, I can
> add it.
> > I'd personally avoid arbitrary 16-bit grouping, but I guess it can be
> > changed with an option later. OTOH, an extra space separator in the middle
> > would be welcome (see hexdump -C).
> My purpose is to be compatible with the xxd tool. It has a "reverse" mode
> where it parses the hexdump and produces binary, so being compatible is
> especially useful.
> > BTW, can't we improve and make use of av_hex_dump() instead?
> Not with the API as it is, and I do not like the principle of extending it,
> especially as it is.
> The patch still applies cleanly as is, and if no one has any objection I
> would like to push it, because I believe it is useful.

No objections from me. Maybe add an entry in Changelog, so people will
know to which version the option was added.
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