[MPlayer-users] BUG: "mplayer -identify" now plays

gabor gabor at z10n.net
Tue May 13 22:53:29 CEST 2003

On Tue, 2003-05-13 at 22:49, Andrew J. Yeckel wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 10:37:48PM +0200, gabor wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-05-13 at 22:22, Andrew J. Yeckel wrote:
> > > When using mplayer from CVS from several weeks ago, running "mplayer
> > > -identify foo.avi" would printout the identifying information, and then
> > > exit.  Now (a more recent CVS), running "mplayer -identify foo.avi" will
> > > first print out the identifying information, and then play the avi.
> > > 
> > > I believe the whole point of -identify is for use in a script to do
> > > processing, etc, and that is a time when you would not want mplayer to
> > > actually play the video, only identify it.
> > 
> > i'm not sure which behaviour is more correct, but if you can still
> > achieve what you want with something like this:
> > 
> > mplayer -identify tale.avi -frames 0 -vc null -nosound -vo null
> Actually, that doesn't do quite the same thing, as that will not identify
> the audio.  If you leave off "-nosound", then it seems to work, but I
> still believe that the old behavior was correct.  (or maybe I just don't
> like unexpected changes)

you're right, "-identify -frames 0 -vc null -vo null -ao null" is

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