[FFmpeg-user] using show_entries returns more results that specified

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Sat Dec 14 14:12:12 CET 2013

On date Friday 2013-12-13 11:01:08 -0800, RealBumba wrote:
> When you say "select a section to print", You are referring to query
> /-show_entries/? rather than /-select_streams v/?
> /select_streams v/ does not return *programs* wrapper for me(when queried
> without /-show_entries/), So it seems /-show_entries/ is what is bringing
> the programs wrapper into view.
> Regarding tags wrapper, Your right I can just parse the json and remove, I
> wanted to know why it was being returned as I spent alot of time going
> through many different combinations and strings to remove it without
> success(im new to ffmpeg). 
> So thanks for answering this.(I might have carried on more hours if you
> didn't reply)

> (Overall when you find much free time, its probably best fixed, better to
> not be returned in the start than have to manipulate json)

Tags issue should be fixed, program streams issues would break
compatibility with the old scripts.

Again, I still fail to see which is your practical problem, since once
you have the JSON you can edit its content in your scripting

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