[FFmpeg-user] lot of open file handles

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Wed Jun 23 11:03:03 EEST 2021

Hallo Wolfgang,

On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 06:08:30 +0200, Wolfgang Meyerle via ffmpeg-user wrote:
> Does anybody know why ffmpeg is using a lot of open file handles on the same
> filen when processing it?
> When I open up an mkv file and check with lsof the before and after count I
> get over 3000 file handles open on the same file.

I cannot reproduce this. What is the actual ffmpeg command you are
using, and how are you checking the open files?

> Is thtat normal or an ffmpeg bug?

3000 times on the same file isn't normal.


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