[FFmpeg-user] CODEC_FLAG_SVCD_SCAN_OFFSET deprecated?

Michael Bradshaw mbradshaw at sorensonmedia.com
Tue Jul 31 19:27:16 CEST 2012

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 11:14 AM, Fabrice DELENTE <delentef at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello.
> I'm trying to compile transcode, but compilation fails with
> export_ffmpeg.c:452:34: error: ‘CODEC_FLAG_SVCD_SCAN_OFFSET’ undeclared
> (first use in this function)
> It seems that ‘CODEC_FLAG_SVCD_SCAN_OFFSET’ should be defined in
> /usr/include/libavcodec/avcodec.h
> However, I have downloaded the latest ffmpeg git, and
> libavcodec/avcodec.h doesn't define CODEC_FLAG_SVCD_SCAN_OFFSET.
> Is transcode out of date, or have I not downloaded the ffmpeg git
> version uncorrectly?

transcode is out of date. See

It doesn't seem to be in FFmpeg anymore. There's a patch out there for
transcode at

transcode looks like a dead project though. I'd tell you to contact their
mailing list, but judging by their lack of commits, I doubt they have a
working mailing list.

Why not just use ffmpeg if you want to transcode something?


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