[FFmpeg-user] stopping ffmpeg correctly while piping

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Jan 11 22:40:14 EET 2018

On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 21:11:55 +0100, Nicolas George wrote:
> > So apparently, ffmpeg is getting some different signal under Linux,
> > and/or handling it differently.
> SIGPIPE, obviously.

It was originally obvious to me. Except that I don't get what Windows
does differently. But I never engaged with Windows stuff anyway, I'm

It wasn't obvious to me, as my addition of a SIGPIPE handler didn't
work. But now it does. Hmm:

Exiting normally, received signal 13.

Nice. Nicolas, do you think adding

    signal(SIGPIPE, sigterm_handler); /* Termination (pipe closed).  */

to ffmpeg.c would be accepted as a patch? I don't know all the
implications, it might be worth a review therefore.


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