[MEncoder-users] new doom9 codec comparission (draft 1)

Corey Hickey bugfood-ml at fatooh.org
Fri Dec 9 21:22:09 CET 2005

Matthias Wieser wrote:
>>>You're sure about unix-style command? Maybe something that can be
>>>executed under cmd.exe will be better? If they don't know/understand
>>>what ";" and "\" are, they'll become quite irritated at converting it
>>>to windows format.
>>I'm pretty sure, that doom9 will understand these.
> I think 
> for i in vpass=1:turbo vpass=2 ; do
> mencoder [...]$i
> done
> is quite advanced syntax (for a normal Windows user). What's the delimiter 
> for "i"? Is it ":"," " or ";"? Each of those would result in different 
> mencoder commandlines if one would not know how the bash works.
> Why not just two individual mencoder lines? This should be more easy to 
> understand:
> mencoder matrix.vob [...]qpel:vpass=1:turbo -o del.avi
> mencoder matrix.vob [...]qpel:vpass=2 -o mpeg4.avi

Doom9 is actually the developer of MeGUI, a windows frontend to
mencoder. I don't think the syntax will be a problem, but just to be
sure I'll write it both ways. The main reason I want to keep the "for i
in" is to emphasize what is different between the two command lines.


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