[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/4] tty: disable extension matching

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 9 07:21:50 CEST 2013

On Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:49:36 +0200
Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:

> >> On the other hand, I see no reasonable argument why libavcodec
> >> should render text files as video. There are much better ways to view
> >> text files.
> >
> >iam not sure about the lack of use cases
> >anyone else has any oppinons ?
> Shouldn't it be possible and more flexible if the application just ignored any probe results below a certain score to avoid this issue?

That doesn't help. The application has to check which format
libavformat probed, and if it's "tty" (at any score), just not use it.
My point is rather that "tty" is never useful and only gets in the way.

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