[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavf: add ffprobe demuxer

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 17:26:34 EEST 2016

On date Wednesday 2016-10-19 17:37:36 +0200, Moritz Barsnick encoded:
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 13:33:27 +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> > > Latest patch in attachment with ffprobe demuxer disabled by default,
> > > and extended documentation. (I'm also attaching the ff_get_line2 patch
> > > which is used by this new patch).
> > Updated, depends on the ff_get_line2() patch.
> [...]
> > +The ffprobe demuxer format is inspired by the output generated by the
> > +ffprobe default format.

> Unfortunately, you dropped the ffprobe command line which can be used
> to create exactly that format. I found that quite practical.
> (Presumably a mix of ffprobe "-show_format", "-show_streams",
> "-show_packets -show_data"?) But I think it was incorrect anyway in the
> previous patches. ;-)

The fact is that without the -show_headers_first option it is not
possible to generate that output anymore (and you need to edit the
output generated by ffprobe anyway). I'm going to add a muxer for

> > +A ffprobe demuxer file might look like this:
>     ^ nit: An

Fixed, thanks.
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