[FFmpeg-trac] #8024(ffprobe:new): Should specify output file for FFprobe

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Tue Jul 16 18:19:59 EEST 2019

#8024: Should specify output file for FFprobe
             Reporter:               |                     Type:
  alexis.foerster                    |  enhancement
               Status:  new          |                 Priority:  normal
            Component:  ffprobe      |                  Version:  4.1
             Keywords:               |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |

 It may be usefull to specify an output file (for standard output) for the
 FFprobe command, instead using the ">" redirection.

 For example, there is a problem using FFprobe command within QProcess
 command, where ">" is considered as "\>" and normal argument, so as a

 Besides, when using QProcess::setStandardOutputFile() and
 QProcess::setErrorOutputFile() method, the outputs are not written in the
 specified files.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/8024>
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