[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Improve error-messaging with ffmpeg presets

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala
Mon Sep 29 23:04:04 CEST 2008

On date Sunday 2008-09-28 20:10:29 +0100, Robert Swain encoded:
> 2008/9/28 Stefano Sabatini <stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it>:
> > Hi,
> > as in subject.
> >
> > Two hunks will correspond to two separate commits.
> The concept of the second hunk looks good to me. I'll let Michael
> decide if the code is OK.
> The first hunk: I think, if possible to do cleanly, it would be most
> informative to print the full path at which the code is looking for
> the file. That way the user knows where the file needs to be without
> looking any further into the matter.

I don't think it's possible to do it cleanly, there are up to seven
places where ffmpeg looks for a preset file argument (and I think it
should also look in the $prefix/share/ffmpeg dir), hopefully we're
going to document that behaviour.

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