[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] timecode: move timecode muxer options to metadata.

Tim Nicholson nichot20 at yahoo.com
Wed May 30 17:45:51 CEST 2012

On 30/05/12 13:58, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> From: Clément Bœsch <clement.boesch at smartjog.com>
> Some demuxers set a timecode in the format or streams metadata. The
> muxers now make use of this metadata instead of a duplicated private
> option.
> This makes possible transparent copy of the timecode when transmuxing
> and transcoding.

That sounds very handy.....

> -timecode option for MPEG1/2 codec is also renamed to -gop_timecode. The
> global ffmpeg -timecode option will set it anyway so no option change
> visible for the user.
> [...]

So what happens if rewrapping an existing stream and setting
-gop_timcode? Does this mean you could have wrapper timecode set to one
value (by transparent copy) and gop_timecode to something else?


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