[Ffmpeg-devel] dvr-ms seek help request

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Thu Mar 23 19:29:18 CET 2006

John Donaghy wrote:
> Steve - given the lack of response it looks like you're probably right
> about seeking not being well tested. You mention a patch that was not
> accepted that fixed the seeking problems you saw in mpeg files. Were
> those repeatable problems? Can I see the patch?

The patch is in this ML. Dated 2006-03-14, titled:
Re: [Ffmpeg-devel] MPEG2 seeking broken

> By the way - are you now successfully seeking in dvr-ms files? Does
> your code always jump to roughly the right place in the file? Does it
> seek to a key frame?

The code somehow works for the beggining of the file, but not the end. I 
haven't investigated the reason why.

> I've discovered that reading the simple index at the end of the dvr-ms
> files makes for a better seek but I still cant find the key frame.
> I've seen a couple of crashes though when seeking at the end of the
> file but havent had time to investigate. (It's not like this is my job
> or anything!)

Could you post this code here ? I could give it a try and tell you the 


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