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authorwm4 <wm4@nowhere>2018-03-02 13:59:10 +0100
committerJan Ekström <>2018-03-03 02:38:01 +0200
commit16eca7139a98609b71a25a0e6095b18e28f62025 (patch)
treec2a2c6bb2e601f31fff0234151cdf10371673718 /DOCS
parent16d033814cc5838bef09f6b9ade35f38851b852b (diff)
demux_lavf: add --demuxer-lavf-probe-info=nostreams
Another attempt to try to make it behave in certain situations.
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diff --git a/DOCS/man/options.rst b/DOCS/man/options.rst
index 2716302e72..8d916ea849 100644
--- a/DOCS/man/options.rst
+++ b/DOCS/man/options.rst
@@ -2718,7 +2718,7 @@ Demuxer
Maximum length in seconds to analyze the stream properties.
Whether to probe stream information (default: auto). Technically, this
controls whether libavformat's ``avformat_find_stream_info()`` function
is called. Usually it's safer to call it, but it can also make startup
@@ -2727,6 +2727,10 @@ Demuxer
The ``auto`` choice (the default) tries to skip this for a few know-safe
whitelisted formats, while calling it for everything else.
+ The ``nostreams`` choice only calls it if and only if the file seems to
+ contain no streams after opening (helpful in cases when calling the function
+ is needed to detect streams at all, such as with FLV files).
Minimum required libavformat probe score. Lower values will require
less data to be loaded (makes streams start faster), but makes file