[MPlayer-users] Using network protocols without global network initialization. Please use avformat_network_init()

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 3 19:28:10 CEST 2015

On Wed, 3 Jun 2015 19:09:52 +0200
Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 01, 2015 at 06:34:04PM +1000, andrew wrote:
> > On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 11:00:46PM +0200, Rasz wrote:
> > 
> > > I know it comes from libavformat/network.c, but what does that mean?
> > 
> > I am also keen to know as this often spams my terminal :)
> FFmpeg's libavformat wants you to call a special function when you want to
> use any networking protocols.
> However it is not generally possible to know if your use of libavformat
> will end up using networking protocols or not.
> So what libavformat "wants" isn't really possible to do in a sensible
> way and thus I have so far just ignored these printouts.
> However I guess we would make it happy in the cases where
> it is easy (like https:// URLs) and thus reduce the number
> of cases where this spam appears.

That's a funny thing to consider libavformat and libavcodec generally
need global init calls (the register functions).

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