[MPlayer-users] -vo ppm

Brett Kosinski brettk at frodo.dyn.gno.org
Thu Mar 27 00:57:12 CET 2003

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 03:40:25PM -0700, Brett Kosinski wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > > Hello everyone!
> > >     If anyone's interested, here's some code for getting .ppm output.
> >
> > Quick suggestion.  Why not write all the PPM frames to the same file (yes,
> > P*M supports this... basically, 'cat' together all the frames) and then
> > let the user use pnmsplit to break them apart into individual frames.
> > It's easier on the filesystem, and lets the user decide the name for the
> > split frames.
> Easier on the filesystem? Actually not since many filesystems don't
> support files > 2gig... :(

Ooooh, very good point.  I was thinking in terms of creating all those
inodes (ext2, fe, does rather poorly with large directories).  But the 2GB
limit is obviously far worse, considering these are uncompressed frames.


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