Install, patch or delete the current FFmpeg HEAD

The Bash script ffmpeg_head installs, patches or deletes the FFmpeg HEAD. The program is part of Bash AVpres, released under a 3-Clause BSD License and provided “as is” without warranty or support of any kind.

Documentation

A short help message is embedded into the script:

$ ffmpeg_head -h
Usage:
  ffmpeg_head -r|-t|-d
  ffmpeg_head <advanced_options> (-R|-T) <patch> ...
  ffmpeg_head -h | -x
Options:
  -r  install FFmpeg commands at root
  -t  install FFmpeg commands at '/Users/test/Desktop'
  -d  delete FFmpeg HEAD folder (the installed commands are removed on the
      desktop, but not on root)
  -R  apply patch and install FFmpeg commands at root
  -T  apply patch and install FFmpeg commands at '/Users/test/Desktop'
  -h  this help
  -x  commands and defaults used for compilation
Dependencies:
  gcc, git and make
See also:
  man ffmpeg_head
  https://avpres.net/Bash_AVpres/
About:
  Abstract: Install, patch or delete the current FFmpeg HEAD
  Version:  2021-01-23
  Folder:   '/Users/test/FFMPEG_HEAD' is present
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A detailed manual page is installed together with the script (man ffmpeg_head) and is available also as a PDF file on this website.


2021-01-29