[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add -timelimit option
Mon Nov 16 19:41:38 CET 2009
Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
> On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 12:38:25PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
>> > On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 04:49:22PM +0000, Mans Rullgard wrote:
>> >> This option limits the CPU time used by ffmpeg to the number of seconds
>> >> specified. After this time, the OS sends a SIGXCPU signal, which we
>> >> handle and attempt to exit cleanly. If the process is stuck, the OS
>> >> will deliver a SIGKILL one second later, forcibly terminating the
>> >> process.
>> >> This functionality is useful in automated setups where a runaway ffmpeg
>> >> process would otherwise go undetected.
>> >> ---
>> >> ffmpeg.c | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
>> >> 1 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>> > iam fine with this, but maybe the new function would be better put in
>> > cmdutils.c ?
>> > that way other tools (ffserver maybe?) could also use it
>> Well, ffserver probably doesn't want it, and ffplay isn't likely to be
>> used unattended (nor do I see much use for it there). That said, I'm
> i think it could be usefull for regression testing ffplay, if the output could
> be redirected to files.
> ffplay is different from ffmpeg in several ways like being multithtreaded ...
Fine, but I'm not sure how this will interact with SDL.
mans at mansr.com
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