[FFmpeg-trac] #6249(undetermined:new): v4l2 output encoder does not support h264 (only raw)

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Tue Mar 21 09:39:38 EET 2017

#6249: v4l2 output encoder does not support h264 (only raw)
             Reporter:  rogerbrent   |                    Owner:
                 Type:  enhancement  |                   Status:  new
             Priority:  normal       |                Component:
              Version:  unspecified  |  undetermined
             Keywords:  v4l2         |               Resolution:
             Blocking:               |               Blocked By:
Analyzed by developer:  0            |  Reproduced by developer:  0

Comment (by cehoyos):

 Replying to [comment:2 rogerbrent]:
 > {{{
 > pi at raspberrypi:~$ ./ffmpeg -f v4l2 -i /dev/video0 -c:v h264 -f v4l2
 > }}}
 What is this command line supposed to do?
 You send h264 frames to the v4l2 device - what is it supposed to do with
 Does your v4l2 device contain a h264 decoder?
 > {{{
 > Error initializing output stream 0:0 -- �?ھ m?
 > }}}
 This awkward error (reading uninitialized memory) is hopefully fixed.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/6249#comment:3>
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