[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] DVB AC-3 support in mpegts.c

Måns Rullgård mru
Wed Mar 15 15:10:01 CET 2006

Andy Brown said:
>>> This patch simply adds demuxing support for AC-3 streams in DVB TS
>>> files.  In these streams AC-3 is given type 0x06 (private stream)
>>> and includes a descriptor with either tag 0x6A or 0x7A.  The code
>>> already handles ATSC AC-3 which uses stream type 0x81.  All the new
>>> patch does is look for any stream type 0x06 that has a descriptor
>>> with the proper tag (i.e. 0x6A or 0x7A) and if found forces it to be
>>> recognized as an AC-3 stream.
>> Do you have some sample files?
> I got the samples I have from someone in Australia who did a capture of
> a DVB-T signal.  I'm not sure of the copyright status on that material so
> I will have to check.

Just a short clip should be allowed as fair use.  I'm not asking for complete

> AC-3 on DVB is used primarily in Australia.  Since I don't live
> there I have to see what I can do in obtaining a sample that I can
> redistribute.

How about a commercial?  I've never heard of anyone being sued for pirating

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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