[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Make ffserver print each launched commandline just before to launch them

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala
Tue Jun 24 16:49:45 CEST 2008

On date Monday 2008-06-23 14:15:27 -0700, Baptiste Coudurier encoded:
> Hi,
> Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > currently ffserver in debug-mode prints the launched commandlines just
> > when parsing the configuration file.
> > 
> > This way, if the user enables no-launch mode the launching commandline
> > messages are issued but the commandlines are indeed not launched, which
> > is misleading.
> Might print a message saying that launch has been disabled.

What about to print a message with http_log() at the begin of

> > The attached patch fixes the problem, simply moving the code which
> > prints the commandline in the start_children() function.
> > 
> > Note that the code which computes the pathname is moved before the
> > code which closes all the file descriptors (including that for the
> > logfile).
> > 
> > Also this patch makes the launched commandlines be printed by
> > http_log() (ergo on stderr) rather than on stderr, as this seems to me
> > the correct behaviour, let me know if you prefer this fix into a
> > separate patch.
> Separate commits for sure, and yes as soon as logfile is setup use http_log.

First patch attached, if it is OK I'll apply also the second which
changes fprintf(stdout, ...) to http_log(...).

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