[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] rename -vfilters to -vf

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Tue May 11 20:45:11 CEST 2010

On 05/11/2010 11:39 AM, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Tuesday 2010-05-11 11:18:29 -0700, Baptiste Coudurier encoded:
>> Hi Stefano,
>> On 05/11/2010 11:13 AM, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>>> On date Tuesday 2010-05-11 10:42:40 -0700, Baptiste Coudurier encoded:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> $subject, simpler shorter.
>>> Currently we have:
>>> -filters  ->   show supported filter list
>>> -vfilters ->   insert a video filter graph
>>> I don't like much the "v" in vfilters since the filterchain hopefully
>>> will include also audio filters.
>>> So when I have no particular preference for the color of the bikeshed
>>> in this case I'd like to have something more future-proof. The obvious
>>> choice would be "filters" but that option is already taken. So we
>>> could have something of the kind -filter_graph, or -fg abbreviated.
>>> And if we want to keep both long and short option we can do that, like
>>> it is done for -h/-help (not sure it is a good idea though, as it may
>>> confuse users).
>> Well, mplayer have been using -af and -vf for years now.
>> If -vfilters would list video filters and -afilters would list audio
>> filters, it would find that nice, personally, especially if the
>> filter list becomes long.
> That's if we want to keep the audio and video and text paths
> separated, what if we want inter-media filters? In this case having a
> unique filter graph option looks/sounds/reads better.

All right. In that case, I like -fg/-filter_graph.

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