[FFmpeg-user] -loop_input is deprecated use -loop 1 instead

gialloporpora gialloporpora at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 23:09:34 CEST 2011

Risposta al messaggio di Stefano Sabatini :

> On date Sunday 2011-10-02 14:37:07 -0400, Andy Civil encoded:
>> On 2011-10-02 12:48 PM, bat guano wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> It's a puzzle. ;-)
>>> I found this reference in the man pages, but I don't really understand it.
>> This is a complete guess, but see if it makes sense:
>> "The authors are aware of the problems people have (frustration)
>> when the names and/or function of options changes. In the future
>> they will want to expand the loop input option from just one, to
>> many frames. They are getting people to move over from "loop_input"
>> to "loop 1" now in advance, in a way that doesn't actually break
>> anything, so that in the future they can allow "loop<n>". So for
>> everyone who's using "loop 1", their scripts continue to work."
>> i.e.
>> Phase 1: loop_input works.
>> Phase 2: loop_input and "loop 1" both work, people switch over to new form.
>> Phase 3: "loop n" works.
>> result... new feature introduced without pain.
>> As I said, just a guess...
> Yes, in the meanwhile we forgot to properly update docs, feel free to
> file a bug report against this one (or even better write a patch for
> it) so the next fellow won't waste his time again.
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Thank you much, now I have understood.

Thanks also to other that have replied to my question


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