[Ffmpeg-devel] mpeg transport streams

Måns Rullgård mru
Mon May 30 11:38:21 CEST 2005

Erik Slagter <erik at slagter.name> writes:

> On Sat, 2005-05-28 at 11:58 +0200, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> > What I meant is that manufacturers tend to make incomplete
>> > implementations in hardware (money, incompetence, ..., ?), so they make
>> > a binary-only "driver" (windows of course) that masks the omissions, and
>> That doesn't explain why some software bails out totally if the PCR is
>> a little out of spec.  The worst thing is when it does so with the
>> message "bitrate is less than 64kbps".
> For example (with your example) there is a bug in the PCR handling, but
> they won't fix it because a) that costs $ and b) it may break other
> things (which of course also is fixable and costs more $). As long as
> the customers buy, manufacturers tend to not fix bugs.


>> > Volunteers? ;-) I am not using TS much, only for reading from the STB,
>> > so I don't have much motivation as well ;-)
>> Well, then perhaps you're motivated to improve the demuxer.  For
>> starters, I think we should drop that useless SDT parsing to speed
>> things up a little.
> I don't even know what a SDT is ;-) ;-)

Service Description Table, a DVB thing.

M?ns Rullg?rd
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