[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/3] decklink: new option 'format' to set video format by fourCC

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Thu Mar 16 20:51:10 EET 2017

Le sextidi 26 ventôse, an CCXXV, Matthias Hunstock a écrit :
> I did not find a comparable option for another device in libavdevice,
> "format" was the initial suggestion of Marton. This is at least
> consistent with the existing "list_formats" option.

I do not know what the option does, and therefore can not propose a
better name.

All I know is that we decided not to build an inconvenient
infrastructure to avoid the collision between global, format, codecs
options, at the cost of having to be careful when adding said options.
This is exactly one of these cases: "format" can be added as a global
option, as a ffmpeg.c option or anything else, because it is very


  Nicolas George
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