[Ffmpeg-devel] feeding ffmpeg on the fly

Guillaume POIRIER poirierg
Mon Jun 13 15:57:04 CEST 2005


On 6/13/05, Marcelo Manzato <manzato81 at yahoo.com.br> wrote:
> I have tried once using raw data produced by mp4live,
> I started the capturing and recording job, and then, I
> started the ffmpeg conversion. But I realized that
> ffmpeg seems to be faster then the broadcaster, so it
> finishes the conversion without waiting for more data.
> Is there a better way to do that without changing the
> source code of ffmpeg?

My first thought would be to use named pipes. (man mkfifo).


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