[FFmpeg-user] Chunked request when using "-progress"

Вадим Лазовский vadim.lazovskiy at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 20:02:17 CET 2012

> > Since "-progress" option is using HTTP as transport, it seems strange
> that
> > server implementation become so complicated.
> -progress can use any protocol supported by ffmpeg in write mode: HTTP,
> file, pipe, UDP, etc. It was not designed with specifically HTTP in mind;
> pipes and datagram sockets were the main concern in fact.
Seems I misunderstood the meaning of an argument to this option.

"       -progress url (global)
           Send program-friendly progress information to url."

"url" in manual page made me blind. I thought, that only HTTP is possible.

Thanks for making it clear.

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