[Ffmpeg-devel] Differences between mencoder andffmpegwhenencoding using x264

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Feb 21 22:50:42 CET 2006


On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 11:11:35AM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 February 2006 11:06, Luca Abeni wrote:
> [...]
> > If libavcodec/x264.c screamed, telling me that I was using the wrong
> > command line option, that would have saved me a lot of time.
> > Same for the "-loop" option: if it is not selected, libavcodec/x264.c
> > should complain (maybe printing a warning like "WARNING: In-Loop
> > Deblocking filter not selected, so good quality cannot be expected"), so
> > that I know that I'm doing something wrong... This will surely save a
> > lot of time to future users :)
> If increased verbosity is acceptable by the FFmpeg devs as a temporary 
> solution then I am happy to make a verbose patch regarding the x264 settings.

i see no problem with code like

if(avctx->flags2 & CODEC_FLAG2_PRINT_HINTS)
    av_log(avctx, ...



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