[FFmpeg-user] Minimum configuration settings for ffprobe-only

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 23:30:17 CEST 2014

On 2014-03-30 21:46, Eugene Gekhter wrote:
> What would be the recommended configuration settings if all that was
> required was to build ffprobe for the sole purpose of determining if ffmpeg
> can decode the input files?
> The ultimate goal is to compile this with Emscripten into javascript to
> detect on client-side if the file a user wants to upload is even worth
> uploading.

Why not try reading ./configure --help

I can think of two obvious options for you:
--disable-encoders --disable-muxers

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