[FFmpeg-trac] #2468(FFmpeg:new): ffmpeg -help full broken

FFmpeg trac at avcodec.org
Sun Apr 14 08:58:40 CEST 2013

#2468: ffmpeg -help full broken
             Reporter:  jbvsmo  |                     Type:  defect
               Status:  new     |                 Priority:  normal
            Component:  FFmpeg  |                  Version:  git-master
             Keywords:          |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:          |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0       |
 After the introduction of the "smptehdsrc" filter, the "-help full" of
 ffmpeg will be caught in a infinite loop just repeating forever the block

 smptebars AVOptions:
   size              <image_size> ..FV.. set video size
   s                 <image_size> ..FV.. set video size
   rate              <video_rate> ..FV.. set video rate
   r                 <video_rate> ..FV.. set video rate
   duration          <duration>   ..FV.. set video duration
   d                 <duration>   ..FV.. set video duration
   sar               <rational>   ..FV.. set video sample aspect ratio
 (from 0 to INT_MAX)
   decimals          <int>        ..FV.. set number of decimals to show
 (from 0 to 17)
   n                 <int>        ..FV.. set number of decimals to show
 (from 0 to 17)

 How to reproduce:
 $ ffmpeg -help full
 ffmpeg version N-38183-gd9be6e6 Copyright (c) 2000-2013 the FFmpeg
   built on Apr 14 2013 03:08:59 with gcc 4.7 (Ubuntu/Linaro

 ... infinite output

 I have a program that parses the output of the above command and it end up
 using all available memory until the computer stops responding.

Ticket URL: <https://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/ticket/2468>
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