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Revision ffcc6e24

IDffcc6e24f5dfa98dfcdcae39f5f85c1f5b8d52e1
Parent 5e7dfb7d
Child 8182dc34

Added by Måns Rullgård over 10 years ago

Add -timelimit option

This option limits the CPU time used by ffmpeg to the number of seconds
specified. After this time, the OS sends a SIGXCPU signal, which we
handle and attempt to exit cleanly. If the process is stuck, the OS
will deliver a SIGKILL one second later, forcibly terminating the
process.

This functionality is useful in automated setups where a runaway ffmpeg
process would otherwise go undetected.

Originally committed as revision 21347 to svn://svn.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg/trunk

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