[FFmpeg-user] Alternative to Dynamic Text
Paul B Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 15:11:41 EET 2021
On Wed, Nov 3, 2021 at 12:57 PM LianCheng Tan <tanlccc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have tried to do what you have suggested. Somehow, it still cause ffmpeg
> to crash at the exact moment the file is being renamed.
> By the way, I am running in Windows environment. Not sure, if in Linux
> will this issue occurs.
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What is exactly meaning about 'crash' ? Does it simply errors out or it
> > On 3 Nov 2021, at 12:49 PM, Adam Nielsen <a.nielsen at shikadi.net> wrote:
> >> textfile/reload=1 is working.
> >> However, the textfile is being updated by another process at every
> >> second. This caused ffmpeg to crash after running sometime as the
> >> ffmpeg unable to read the textfile when the other process is updating
> >> it.
> > In the manpage it says the update has to be atomic, i.e. you should
> > write your update to a different file, then move the new file over the
> > top of the old one. That way ffmpeg will always see either the new
> > content or the old, and nothing in between.
> > Cheers,
> > Adam.
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