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[FFmpeg-devel,7/8] doc/ffmpeg: improve -r documentation

Message ID 20230104164246.6133-7-anton@khirnov.net
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Series [FFmpeg-devel,1/8] doc/ffmpeg.texi: drop a non-existent option | expand


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Anton Khirnov Jan. 4, 2023, 4:42 p.m. UTC
Explain different behavior for encoding and streamcopy.
 doc/ffmpeg.texi | 13 ++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/doc/ffmpeg.texi b/doc/ffmpeg.texi
index 65634b82cf..67b3294256 100644
--- a/doc/ffmpeg.texi
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@@ -877,9 +877,20 @@  This is not the same as the @option{-framerate} option used for some input forma
 like image2 or v4l2 (it used to be the same in older versions of FFmpeg).
 If in doubt use @option{-framerate} instead of the input option @option{-r}.
-As an output option, duplicate or drop input frames to achieve constant output
+As an output option:
+@table @option
+@item video encoding
+Duplicate or drop frames right before encoding them to achieve constant output
 frame rate @var{fps}.
+@item video streamcopy
+Indicate to the muxer that @var{fps} is the stream frame rate. No data is
+dropped or duplicated in this case. This may produce invalid files if @var{fps}
+does not match the actual stream frame rate as determined by packet timestamps.
+See also the @code{setts} bitstream filter.
+@end table
 @item -fpsmax[:@var{stream_specifier}] @var{fps} (@emph{output,per-stream})
 Set maximum frame rate (Hz value, fraction or abbreviation).