[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg does nothing but using CPU

Cecil Westerhof Cecil at decebal.nl
Tue Oct 20 20:33:05 EEST 2020

I have a bash script that I use to convert a series of files with
ffmpeg. I use 2> to send the output to a log-file.

On a certain file it was working way to long. With ls I saw that the
output-file and the log-file did not change for the past 2½ hours. But
at the same time ffmpeg still uses more as 90% CPU.
When looking into the log-file I see it ends with:
    Enter command: <target>|all <time>|-1 <command>[ <argument>]

What could be happening here?

Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cecilwesterhof

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