[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] lavfi/avfiltergraph: suggest a solution when format selection fails.

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Sep 4 16:53:26 CEST 2013

On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 04:27:35PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> L'octidi 18 fructidor, an CCXXI, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
> > > Format selection can fail if the channel layout is not known
> > > but some filter do not support that.
> > This sounds quite odd to me
> How is it odd?

X can fail if Y but Z does not support that sounds odd
Some filters dont support failing in the specific case ?

my concern is purely englsih langauge wise here, not technical

> If your input has, maybe, 12 channels with unknown layout,
> and you use a filter that requires the channel layout, how could it work?
> Of course, we should make filters support unknown layouts as much as
> possible.
> Regards,
> -- 
>   Nicolas George

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