[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avdevice/v4l2enc: add video4linux2 name alias

Lou Logan lou at lrcd.com
Sun Jun 17 20:10:46 EEST 2018

On Sun, Jun 17, 2018, at 8:25 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Wouldn't it make more sense to remove the extremely
> long name at the next bump if consistency is needed
> here?

I don't think it matters too much to also have the alias video4linux2, or at least I can't think of any good reasons to remove it.

One reason for this trivial patch was so the v4l2 in/out-devs can be listed on one line in "ffmpeg -devices" or "ffmpeg -formats" like (all?) the others. One user reported that he was unaware of the outdev because he only saw the indev listed (possibly looking only for video4linux2).

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