[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] sftp: support reading config from ~/.ssh/config

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Wed Mar 11 11:29:34 CET 2015

On 11.03.2015, at 11:00, Florian Jacob <projects+ffmpeg at florianjacob.de> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 11. März 2015, 10:27:55 schrieb Reimar Döffinger:
>> On 11.03.2015, at 10:13, Florian Jacob <projects+ffmpeg at florianjacob.de> 
> wrote:
>> If so, should they default to disabling compression?
> I only use ffmpeg to play videos in already-compressed formats, so it would 
> make sense in my use case, but I don't know whether ffmpeg can be used in a way 
> where you would actually want ssh compression.
> One might could argue that connections that benefit and work faster with the 
> compression option are too slow to stream media, anyway.

Uh, I use compression on 30 MBit/s connections. For textual log files it about doubles the transfer speed.

> Other thoughts?
> I can send in another patch if wanted.

I don't know if it makes sense, just pointing out one case where it makes a potentially user-visible behaviour change.
You could have a "force uncompressed" stream option to make it configurable, possibly enabled by default...

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