[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: [PATCH] wrong duration is set with some MOV files

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Fri Oct 20 14:34:25 CEST 2006

Alexey Sidelnikov wrote:
> Baptiste Coudurier <baptiste.coudurier <at> smartjog.com> writes:
>>> I have a mov file with some strange DATA stream: Stream #0.2(eng):
>>> Data: tmcd / 0x64636D74
>>> ffmpeg converts it well, but for some reason duration was not
>>> detected correct. The real duration is 79 seconds, but ffmpeg
>>> reported as 19-something minutes. It was set incorrect in 
>>> libavformat/utils.c/av_update_stream_timings() function That was
>>> because of that DATA stream. I added printfs, so the output is here:
>> Nope, your mov is 19 minutes long. Why the tmcd track is shorter than
>> the video track is the good question to ask. Wrongly cut mov file ? I
>> guess...
> Well... movie player says it is 79 seconds. And after I decode/encode using
> ffmpeg, new file becomes 79 seconds as well. So yes, broken mov file, I agree.
> But from the other side, ffmpeg is about video/audio processing, not data,
> right? Anyway, I'm not really good in mov container theory, so does that mean
> you reject the patch?

Basically yes, patch rejected. File duration is the longest duration of
all tracks.

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