Fix script command in a FAQ entry
authorStefano Sabatini <stefano.sabatini-lala@poste.it>
Sat, 12 Feb 2011 09:12:41 +0000 (09:12 +0000)
committerMichael Niedermayer <michaelni@gmx.at>
Sat, 12 Feb 2011 23:54:06 +0000 (00:54 +0100)
In the FAQ section "How do I encode single pictures into movies?", use
-s for generating symbolic links with the ln command.

The script was generating hard links, which is not likely what it was
supposed to do.

Fix issue 2488.

Signed-off-by: Mans Rullgard <mans@mansr.com>
(cherry picked from commit e063f5886b27a7374f5060b7c2c21385685b2cb0)

doc/faq.texi

index 100adff..eeaf0df 100644 (file)
@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ that match @code{*jpg} to the @file{/tmp} directory in the sequence of
 @file{img001.jpg}, @file{img002.jpg} and so on.
 
 @example
-  x=1; for i in *jpg; do counter=$(printf %03d $x); ln "$i" /tmp/img"$counter".jpg; x=$(($x+1)); done
+  x=1; for i in *jpg; do counter=$(printf %03d $x); ln -s "$i" /tmp/img"$counter".jpg; x=$(($x+1)); done
 @end example
 
 If you want to sequence them by oldest modified first, substitute