[FFmpeg-devel] documentation merge?

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 21:35:00 CET 2012

On 11/19/12, Stefano Sabatini <stefasab at gmail.com> wrote:
> On date Monday 2012-11-19 15:04:06 -0700, Roger Pack encoded:
>> I noticed today that searching through this documentation:
>> $ ffmpeg --help full
>> for the word "dshow" (to figure out the option for -f dshow)
>> reveals...nothing.  The word is not in the documentation.
>> It does mention DirectShow, but that's hard to remember compared to
>> the actual device name.
> That's because the class name is different from the context name. This
> is a bit silly, since the class definition *must be* unique because of
> a flawed design (it will loop forever otherwise, so you can't have
> several instances sharing the same class). A patch for renaming the
> class names is probably welcome, but that will imply merge issues.

Is this enough? Can I help in any further way?
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