[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: Patch for fixing gst-ffmpeg

Loren Merritt lorenm
Tue Jan 10 02:04:56 CET 2006

On Tue, 10 Jan 2006, Fabrizio Gennari wrote:

>> Your patch will break situation #1 while fixing situation #2. Do I have 
>> that right?
> No, because the patch does not break situation #1. It simply does the same as 
> other decoders (e.g. bmp.c, cljr.c) do: mark all decoded frames as I frames. 
> That's correct in the sense that a decoded frame can be displayed without the 
> need of knowing previous frames.

That's not what the variable means. All frames from any codec can be 
displayed after they're decoded, there would be no information there. 
FFmpeg marks frames by the type they had in the compressed bitstream, 
which is useful to know e.g. for post-processing.

--Loren Merritt

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