[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/3] avformat/image2: allow muxing gif files.

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Oct 20 09:29:26 CEST 2013

On 19.10.2013, at 20:47, Clément Bœsch <u at pkh.me> wrote:
> +        if (img->is_pipe) {
> +            av_log(s, AV_LOG_ERROR, "Use the 'gif' format instead of "
> +                   "'image2pipe' for continuous output GIF stream\n");
> +            return AVERROR(EINVAL);
> +        }

I don't think this makes sense.
The gif muxer creates a single gif file, image2pipe should generate a series of gif images, so they are not the same thing.
Maybe a warning is still advisable, but I don't think it should abort...

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