[FFmpeg-user] getting some xml-ish dump while ffprobing a media file's metadata?
stefasab at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 01:39:07 CET 2011
On date Tuesday 2011-12-27 19:30:56 +0000, Albretch Mueller encoded:
> > since you're a potential user your feedback is very welcome.
> two+ questions:
> 1) for which version of ffmpeg/ffprobe will this patch be implemented
> as a command line option, say:
> ffmpeg -xml-meta ...
Pushed the patch today, try it with ffprobe -print_format xml.
> and will it be based on some sort of xml schemas?
> The thing is that and "xml" option for metadata would streamline the
> coding/interface greatly. Installing a patch becomes a user issue and
> any kinds of etceteras would throw them off
> 2) What do you do when errors must be reported? say:
errors will make ffprobe complain and exit, without spitting any output.
ffmpeg-user random tip #4
ffmpeg -i FILE
prints information about the container format and the streams in a file.
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