[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/ffserver: document "Launch" feed option

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Thu Nov 28 18:49:50 CET 2013

 doc/ffserver.texi | 16 +++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/ffserver.texi b/doc/ffserver.texi
index abf52fc..87f84f3 100644
--- a/doc/ffserver.texi
+++ b/doc/ffserver.texi
@@ -330,7 +330,21 @@ Set maximum size of the feed. 0 means unlimited.
 @item ReadOnlyFile @var{filename}
 Mark the file as readonly and it will not be deleted or updated.
- at item Launch
+ at item Launch @var{args}
+Launch an @command{ffmpeg} command when creating @command{ffserver}.
+ at var{args} must be a sequence of arguments to be provided to an
+ at command{ffmpeg} instance. The first provided argument is ignored, and
+it is replaced by a path with the same dirname of the @command{ffserver}
+instance, followed by the remaining argument and terminated with a
+path corresponding to the feed.
+In case you need a more complex @command{ffmpeg} configuration
+(e.g. if you need to generate multiple FFM feeds with a single
+ at command{ffmpeg} instance, you should launch @command{ffmpeg} by hand.
+This option is ignored in case the commandline option @option{-n} is
 @item ACL
 Specify the list of IP address which are allowed or denied to write

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