[FFmpeg-user] Unable to parse option value "(null)" as sample format

Madovsky infos at madovsky.org
Sat May 9 17:33:20 CEST 2015

On 5/9/2015 8:28 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Madovsky <infos <at> madovsky.org> writes:
>>>> I finally solved it by deleting the ffmpeg git
>>>> source and clone it again.
>>>> maybe a warning to git users to sometimes refresh
>>>> the git source would be nice
>>> I don't understand this...
>> on ffmpeg website or wiki something like "sometimes
>> refresh git clone"
> What I meant was:
> I cannot imagine that deleting and cloning FFmpeg can
> ever fix a bug (how would that be possible?) - it is
> of course possible that you had a local change or that
> you did not run make distclean (or even that make
> distclean is broken). You would have to compare your
> old and your current checkout to know what happened.
> If you were right, it would sound more like a bug in
> git than in FFmpeg imo...
> Carl Eugen

sometimes it happens also for other software I clone and update from git.
usually when important file changes are made.
so yes, I confirm that git is not 100% rock solid

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