[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/3] ffmpeg: make -lavfi an alias for -filter_complex.

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Mar 17 15:15:13 CET 2013

On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 01:42:26PM +0100, Nicolas George wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org>
> ---
>  doc/ffmpeg.texi |    7 +++++++
>  ffmpeg_opt.c    |    2 ++
>  2 files changed, 9 insertions(+)
> Le septidi 27 ventôse, an CCXXI, Stefano Sabatini a écrit :
> > Doc updates missing.
> Added.
> > Also I note that "lavfi" is not very descriptive, a possible better
> > alternative -filter_graph (which is not so much better than
> > -filter_complex) or -fg if you want to keep it short (but which is
> > even less descriptive).
> > 
> > OTOH the name of the "lavfi" device was choosen to be coupled with the
> > library, so it would make sense to keep it also for a corresponding
> > filtering graph option (which basically relies on the same library) so
> > I don't object the change, even if I find a bit weird to give the name
> > of a library to an option.
> I had mostly the same thoughts when considering this patch; I hesitated for
> a long time, but this seems like the best choice with regard to habit (-f
> lavfi -i ...), merge problems avoidance, etc.

> New patch series, with a FATE test.


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