[FFmpeg-user] Reports not getting x265 info

Jim Worrall coniophora at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 17:50:06 CET 2016

Thank you! All clear now.  I don’t know if action would be needed by the x265 developers or ffmpeg developers or both, but I hope that hooking output together can be worked out at some point, so they both could get into ffmpeg reports.

> On 2016 Jan 9, at 9:46 AM, Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 09:36:54 -0700, Jim Worrall wrote:
>> If I’m understanding right, that would mean that redirecting ffmpeg’s
>> stderr and stdout would not capture libx265’s output?
> That's not correct. As a Unix shell only has stdout and stderr, there's
> nowhere else that output could be. Technically said: Both ffmpeg and
> the libraries it calls into share the same stdout and stderr. So if you
> capture those, it will contain what you see on the console.
> But you asked about the FFREPORT feature, and *that* does not contain
> libx265's output. (It's not a copy of stdout or stdout+stderr, it's
> an additional target for ffmpeg's log functions.)
> Moritz
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