Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#2290 new defect

-sub-demuxer help reports file type demuxers not subtitle demuxers

Reported by: compn Owned by: beastd
Priority: normal Component: DOCS
Version: HEAD Severity: trivial
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Reproduced by developer: no Analyzed by developer: no


-sub-demuxer <[+]name> (-subfile only) (BETA CODE)

Force subtitle demuxer type for -subfile. Use a '+' before the
name to force it, this will skip some checks! Give the demuxer
name as printed by -sub-demuxer help. For backward compatibili-
ty it also accepts the demuxer ID as defined in subreader.h.

maybe just the manual needs to be changed.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by reimar

It simply reports all available demuxers, it doesn't know which demuxers do not support subtitles.
I don't knwo what you mean by "subtitle demuxer", if you think of ".sub" files or such those are specified with -sub, not with -subfile. -subfile is specifically for picking subtitles from a muxed file, not plain subtitle files.
Suggestions to clarify the documentation welcome if that is the cause of misunderstanding.

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