[FFmpeg-devel] Ideas to replace the options system

Ryan Williams ryan at ryanwilliams.id.au
Wed Dec 9 03:40:58 CET 2015

I like the idea of JSON syntax.
To avoid escaping problems simply read the arguments out of a file instead of off the command line.

-vf '@/path/to/filter-syntax' to read filter syntax from a file
-vf '-' to read filter syntax from STDIN

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