Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#3972 closed defect (invalid)

-hls_flags are not enabled or it doesn't work

Reported by: Jonatan Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: undetermined
Version: 2.4.1 Keywords: hls
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Reproduced by developer: no
Analyzed by developer: no

Description

Summary of the bug:
I would like to use the -hls_flags but I can't get it working. I've tried downloading the latest compiled ffmpeg and also tried to compile mine with the option --enable-muxer=hls.

It's listed on the documentation https://www.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-all.html#Options-26

I get this error

Jonatans-iMac:FFmpeg-n2.4.1 jonatan$ ./ffmpeg -i /Users/jonatan/test.mp4 -hls_flags single_file output.m3u8
ffmpeg version 2.4.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the FFmpeg developers

built on Sep 23 2014 18:46:20 with Apple LLVM version 6.0 (clang-600.0.51) (based on LLVM 3.5svn)
configuration: --enable-muxer=hls
libavutil 54. 7.100 / 54. 7.100
libavcodec 56. 1.100 / 56. 1.100
libavformat 56. 4.101 / 56. 4.101
libavdevice 56. 0.100 / 56. 0.100
libavfilter 5. 1.100 / 5. 1.100
libswscale 3. 0.100 / 3. 0.100
libswresample 1. 1.100 / 1. 1.100

Unrecognized option 'hls_flags'.
Error splitting the argument list: Option not found

On the GitHub repository it also says that all the Muxers are enabled by default so it should work even without the --enable-muxer=hls option.

Would be greatly appreciated any help! Thanks a lot for your time.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by Carl Eugen Hoyos, 7 years ago

Keywords: hls_flags removed
Priority: importantnormal
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

The documentation you read is for current FFmpeg git head, in the documentation that comes with FFmpeg 2.4 (and 2.4.1) you will not find any mention of -hls_flags (because it doesn't exist).

comment:2 by Carl Eugen Hoyos, 7 years ago

Version: unspecified2.4.1

in reply to:  2 comment:3 by Jonatan, 7 years ago

Replying to cehoyos:
Hello cehoyos

I'm so sorry for the confusion. I thought the documentation was for the "stable" release. I have just cloned the repo and it's working fine.

Thanks for your time.

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