[Ffmpeg-devel] MPEG2 seeking broken

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue Aug 1 17:45:14 CEST 2006

On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 05:21:44PM +0200, Ulrich von Zadow wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 04:38:52PM +0200, Ulrich von Zadow wrote:
> >>Ulrich von Zadow wrote:
> >>>I've managed to reproduce the error with a version of ffplay modified as 
> >>>per the attached patch. The modified version seeks using the video 
> >>>stream. For xvids, this works perfectly, for mpeg2s, it produces garbled 
> >>>images and the error messages that you've already seen.
> >>In an attempt to maybe get notification if someone fixes the bug, I've 
> >>opened a bug report in bugzilla.
> >>
> >>Is it ok to upload the 200k test movie there?
> >
> >Yes.
> Done.
> I still have the feeling I'm sending my messages into a black box. Is 
> anyone fixing this stuff? I've found more bugs (for instance, realvideo 
> seeking seems broken as well in some cases) and I'd really like to help 
> ffmpeg stability, but this really requires more cooperation than terse 
> one-line messages and ffmpeg developers disagreeing on the proper way to 
> send in bug reports.

Getting developers interested is not always easy...

As for proper RealMedia support, we're all waiting for Roberto to sit
down and rewrite the RM demuxer in libavformat ...


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