[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] doc/ffplay: make timespec more precise

Ganesh Ajjanagadde gajjanagadde at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 04:37:30 CEST 2015

Fixes Ticket4595

Signed-off-by: Ganesh Ajjanagadde <gajjanagadde at gmail.com>
 doc/ffplay.texi | 10 ++++++++--
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/ffplay.texi b/doc/ffplay.texi
index 1ee3c30..c98c3bb 100644
--- a/doc/ffplay.texi
+++ b/doc/ffplay.texi
@@ -47,9 +47,15 @@ Disable video.
 @item -sn
 Disable subtitles.
 @item -ss @var{pos}
-Seek to a given position in seconds.
+Seek to @var{pos}. Note that in most formats it is not possible to seek
+exactly, so @command{ffplay} will seek to the closest seek point before
+ at var{pos}.
+ at var{pos} may be either in seconds or in @code{hh:mm:ss[.xxx]} form.
 @item -t @var{duration}
-play <duration> seconds of audio/video
+play @var{duration} seconds of audio/video.
+ at var{duration} may be either in seconds, or in @code{hh:mm:ss[.xxx]} form.
 @item -bytes
 Seek by bytes.
 @item -nodisp

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