[MPlayer-G2-dev] mencoder-g2 ?

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Aug 7 08:10:05 CEST 2003

On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 06:13:51PM -0400, Bobby Bingham wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 11:56:18PM +0200, Fabian Franz wrote:
> > In my opinion a cfgfile-format would be nice ...
> > 
> > And then gui could create those cfgfile, whic hcan then be run in the 
> > background. Of course this cfg-file should be human-readable ...
> > 
> > But I think commandline does get so long and file is an nice solution to 
> > specify all rules needed for the whole process.
> > 
> > cu
> > 
> > Fabian
> that's probably best for complex encodes.  i'd like to also support a
> command-line similar to the current mencoder that for single audio/video
> stream encodes.
> i don't know mplayer's command-line parsing system very well.  is there
> a way to have the video encoder specified with it's params as suboptions
> like "-ovc lavc:codec=mpeg4:hq:pass=1".  i think that's better than
> having to add a new option (-lavcopts, -xvidencopts, etc) for every new
> audio/video encoder.

Any suggestions on how you put defaults in your config file with a
system like this?

> i also haven't looked closely at the muxing code from mencoder, but i
> seem to recall it sounding like a pain when the mpeg muxer was added
> (which doesn't always seem to work for me, but that's another story).
> is the current muxer code good/extensible enough?  it might also be nice

No, current muxer code is horrible.

> to use the libavformat muxers from ffmpeg, which already does both avi
> and mpeg muxing AFAIK.

No, libavformat is also horrible... :(


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