[Ffmpeg-devel] global headers

Loren Merritt lorenm
Mon Mar 13 21:55:20 CET 2006

On Mon, 13 Mar 2006, Michael Niedermayer wrote:

> what about letting encoders always generate global headers / set extradata?
> currently it needs CODEC_FLAG_GLOBAL_HEADER to be set, which well, is
> annoying from a encoder - muxer seperation POV
> objections, comments?

Then it would be the muxer's job to interleave the headers into the stream 
if it doesn't want global headers? Are there any codecs where that doesn't 
consist of "prepend a copy of extradata to each keyframe"?

--Loren Merritt

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