[FFmpeg-cvslog] r19901 - trunk/tests/vsynth.regression.ref

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Thu Sep 17 22:59:32 CEST 2009

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 01:06:23PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Huh, they are reliable, they just don't memset 0 aeras that are
> useless (reserved), and in the real world this cause absolutely no
> problems.

In other words they are leaking random date, which e.g. in case of encoding
from a password-protected http server might include passwords or all kinds
of other sensitive data in case of more complex applications than FFmpeg.

> They just don't produce bitexact output if memory is not initialized.
> That's the burden of many fixed frame size codecs.

Well, IMHO this is the burden of crappy code.

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