[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] fate: add id3v2 tests

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 24 03:46:32 EET 2018

On Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:03:26 -0800
Richard Shaffer <rshaffer at tunein.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 2:32 PM, wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I think this test program is pretty nice, though usually we try to get
> > by with running the "ffmpeg" utility to test the libs. Having a
> > relatively big program to test some obscure functionality might have a
> > maintenance burden. I'm not sure how others feel about it; if nobody
> > has a strong opinion on this I'll probably apply this in a week or so.
> >  
> It's definitely not my desire to create a maintenance burden for anyone. I
> used the ffmpeg utility initially to test my changes, and I'm sure that
> shell scripting would have been easier than writing a C program.
> There were pretty good templates for other test programs, but I didn't come
> across a collection of shell scripts or Makefile targets that seemed to
> illustrate a clear pattern. I'll look a little harder. If there is a
> pointer to an example test, though, that would probably be useful.

Most FATE tests use some sort of ffmpeg CLI invocation via shell, but
it's pretty cryptic. Not sure what's a good example.

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