[FFmpeg-user] "-vf mp=softpulldown" drops all frames
Carl Eugen Hoyos
cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Feb 22 22:37:49 CET 2014
Phil Rhodes <phil_rhodes <at> rocketmail.com> writes:
> > Please elaborate
> Creating a build environment that is capable of
> compiling ffmpeg is highly nontrivial, and it's
> unreasonable to expect users to configure one in
> order to run a test.
What has a build environment and compilation to
do with testing a current version of FFmpeg?
> Firstly, the operating system used by 98.28% of
> desktop computers (according to Wikipedia, as of January
> 2014) is not the one typically used for compiling ffmpeg.
Why do you think so?
> To overcome this, a user must generally install an
> entirely new operating system, which is already an
> enormous imposition to place on someone who simply
> wishes to assist the project by reporting a bug.
I would strongly recommend against installing another
OS to compile FFmpeg.
> Secondly, the user must create a build environment
> capable of compiling not only ffmpeg, but also the large
> number of complex libraries required to make it useful.
This is another lie - not completely unexpected from
you but still not welcome.
Please stop spreading FUD on this mailing list and
please try to read my emails before answering, I
did neither mention nor mean compiling FFmpeg (which
is trivial on all operating systems because it has
nearly no dependencies.)
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