[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avdevice/v4l2enc: add video4linux2 name alias

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 20:22:04 EEST 2018

2018-06-17 19:10 GMT+02:00, Lou Logan <lou at lrcd.com>:
> On Sun, Jun 17, 2018, at 8:25 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>> Wouldn't it make more sense to remove the extremely
>> long name at the next bump if consistency is needed
>> here?
> I don't think it matters too much to also have the alias video4linux2, or at
> least I can't think of any good reasons to remove it.
> One reason for this trivial patch was so the v4l2 in/out-devs can be listed
> on one line in "ffmpeg -devices" or "ffmpeg -formats" like (all?) the
> others. One user reported that he was unaware of the outdev because he only
> saw the indev listed (possibly looking only for video4linux2).

Thank you for the explanation.

Carl Eugen

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