[FFmpeg-devel] FFplay: progress bar feature proposal

Steven Liu lingjiujianke at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 17:32:40 EEST 2017

2017-04-13 20:48 GMT+08:00 Raymond Pierce <ray1110000 at yandex.com>:

> Hi. Currently FFplay has no visible progress bar and it is hard to tell
> where a stream is currently positioned. So if one wants, for example, to
> rewind
> a little back relative to current position using right mouse click it is
> always
> guessing and trying.
> I propose very simple 1-pixel progress bar which can be turned on or off
> during
> playback by pressing a button (I use 'L', from 'line'). By default the bar
> is off.
> I choose bright green color (#00ff00) for the part to the left of a current
> position and pure black for the part to the right.
> You can see how it looks on the attached image.
> Draft patch is applied. One global variable ('static int
> show_progress_line')
> and one function ('static void video_progress_line_display(VideoState
> *is)')
> have been added. Also the existing 'video_display()' function has been
> moved
> below 'get_master_clock()' as the latter is used in the new function.
> What do you think?
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git commit -a
git format-patch -s -1

You should use the command looks like the above git command to make patch

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