[FFmpeg-user] FFmpeg Architecture (was: Codec copy with -ss before -i and after -i is not documented)

Mark Filipak markfilipak.imdb at gmail.com
Mon Feb 12 10:47:50 EET 2024

On 12/02/2024 03.21, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> Mark wants single command example to work 100% correct in 100% situations
> and that output is 100% correct 100% of time.

Yes. Of course.

> That is possible only for very trivial containers only currently. And
> because libs are very low level it can not be done at all with current
> state of code.

Now I think we're making some progress. Tell me, Paul, does FFmpeg do anything beyond what its 
encoders do? I'm pretty sure the answer is "yes" for '-vf' and '-bsf'. Are there any others?

Does FFmpeg do any internal scripting or dynamic code building/linking?


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