[Ffmpeg-devel] Contacting developers by subversion name
Fri Dec 29 20:21:27 CET 2006
"Paul Richards" <paul.richards at gmail.com> writes:
> On 29/12/06, M?ns Rullg?rd <mru at inprovide.com> wrote:
>> "Paul Richards" <paul.richards at gmail.com> writes:
>> > Hi,
>> > Apologies for spamming the mailing list. Is there an easy way to
>> > contact a developer given their subversion name?
>> > I am attempting to implement an output codec, and I am using other
>> > codecs for reference (in this case oggvorbis.c). I am currently
>> > looking to contact "mru", or anyone familiar with oggvorbis.c.
>> That would be me, but I'm afraid I'm no more familiar with oggvorbis.c
>> than anyone. I didn't write it, and I'm not the maintainer of it.
>> Just say what you need to know, and we'll probably try to tell you.
> I'm looking from line 104 onwards. At this part the various
> ogg_packet structs are being packed together into the AVCodecContext's
> extradata fields. There is some magic happening that I don't follow:
> len = header.bytes + header_comm.bytes + header_code.bytes;
> avccontext->extradata_size= 64 + len + len/255;
> p = avccontext->extradata= av_mallocz(avccontext->extradata_size);
> p = 2;
> offset = 1;
> offset += av_xiphlacing(&p[offset], header.bytes);
> offset += av_xiphlacing(&p[offset], header_comm.bytes);
> memcpy(&p[offset], header.packet, header.bytes);
> offset += header.bytes;
> memcpy(&p[offset], header_comm.packet, header_comm.bytes);
> offset += header_comm.bytes;
> memcpy(&p[offset], header_code.packet, header_code.bytes);
> offset += header_code.bytes;
> avccontext->extradata_size = offset;
> avccontext->extradata= av_realloc(avccontext->extradata,
> Can the "64 + len + len / 255" expression be explained? I see that
> the buffer is later reduced in size based on the actual value for
> offset. Is this expression simply something which is guessed to be
> "large enough"?
> Can the "p = 2" be explained?
The first byte is followed by 2 xiph-coded values.
> What does av_xiphlacing do? It has no documentation that I can find.
It has source code.
Do yourself a favor and keep away from the xiph brain damage. What
are you trying to accomplish?
mru at inprovide.com
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