[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Fix ffmpeg weird 'Unknown option' error messages

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Sun Oct 4 22:34:00 CEST 2009

On 6/18/09 10:07 PM, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 11:37:42PM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>>> On date Wednesday 2009-05-27 04:01:54 +0200, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
>>>> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 10:13:42PM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>>>>> On date Tuesday 2009-05-26 03:25:04 +0200, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
>>>>>> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 01:32:44AM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>>>>> Can you see another solution?
>>>>>> functions should not print errors that might not be errors to the appliction
>>>>> Sorry but this looks like a distorted way of thinking, functions
>>>> so you do know of a single function in the standard c lib that does not
>>>> follow this statement?
>>>>> should print errors when it makes sense, they should be the
>>>>> applications to adapt themselves to the library and not vice-versa.
>>>>> That said, I'll revert r18826 if there is no better solution for that.
>>> So should I revert it?
>> if you want
> Well, IMHO av_set_string3 is right to print an error if the option does
> not exists, it's an error.
> So IMHO patch is correct, application should not call it this way.

So what about this patch ? Can we please apply it to remove the annoying 
nonsense messages ?

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