[FFmpeg-devel] Merge commit 'b9ece15a01782b4f301c0c139d1d7b20f848914c'

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Dec 23 13:12:25 CET 2015

Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes <at> gmail.com> writes:

> > $ ffmpeg -f lavfi -i color -f yuv4mpegpipe -vcodec rawvideo /dev/null

> Just skip the vcodec entirely and it'll work magically

Thank you for this useful information, I would never 
have guessed!

> and faster as well - which is the reason for the change, 
> it avoids a costly memcpy of every single video frame.

I hadn't realized this, thanks! Imo, this should have been 
part of the commit message that instead of explaining why 
just explained what was changed.

This still leaves the question why last week you argued 
we shouldn't break user scripts...

Please add a line to the Changelog.

Carl Eugen

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