[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] av_log repeating

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Sep 14 00:24:36 CEST 2010

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:13:36PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
> > Hi
> >
> > patch below disabled the (hated by some) repeating in av_log() and adds an
> > option for apps to turn it on again
> >
> > comments?
> >
> > (yes ill bump vers & add appchanges entry if people agree to this)
> >
> > alternatively we can also completely drop the repeat code ...
> It was fine before your last change.  Now it spews just as many
> messages as without repeat detection.  It makes log files horrible to
> read if there are many repeated messages.
> Printing the increasing counter with \r might be acceptable on a
> terminal (although it makes the next non-repeated message unreadable
> if it is shorter), but not otherwise.

we need a solution not complaints

btw, isnt there something on posix that can clean these \r in a terminal
simulating manner out of a file ?

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

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