[FFmpeg-user] Growing file processing

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Sat Mar 2 19:39:34 EET 2019

On 3/2/2019 2:02 AM, Bouke / VideoToolShed wrote:
> Great trick, works here too, except that it of course never stops.
> So, it’s either telling FFmpeg how long the file ‘should’ be, or do a 'pkill tail'.
> Is there a more sophisticated way?
> Next, it is dog slow, sorta kinda defeating the whole idea.
> (Since the data is piped at a speed that FFmpeg will never be able to catch up with the original…)

I'm starting to think this really isn't a good place for a cobbled-together 
collection of commands and pipes. OTOH I don't have another solution besides 
"write some code" (which would be an interesting project, but I don't have 
the time for that).



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