[FFmpeg-user] Option -nostdin not working correctly?
Carl Eugen Hoyos
ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 21:12:19 EET 2017
2017-03-24 18:44 GMT+01:00 Lars Kiesow <lkiesow at uos.de>:
> $ ffmpeg -y -f lavfi -i testsrc=r=1 -t 300 out.mp4&
> ffmpeg version 3.1.7 Copyright (c) 2000-2017 the FFmpeg developers
Note that this is old and that you are expected to always post
command line and complete, uncut console output when asking
> + Stopped ffmpeg -y -f lavfi -i testsrc=r=1 -t 300 out.mp4
> $ ls -l out.mp4
> ls: cannot access 'out.mp4': No such file or directory
> Only after using `fg` to get the process to the foreground, FFmpeg will
> actually start the encoding.
> I have tried using the `-nostdin` option to fix
FFmpeg can accept stdin for control, this disables it (and seems
unrelated to your isssue).
> Is that a bug in the current FFmpeg version?
(The question is misleading given the age of the version
Since this behaviour exists since at least 2009, I don't
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