[Ffmpeg-devel] MpegEncContext Pictures in codec development
Fri Sep 29 21:15:06 CEST 2006
Le vendredi 29 septembre 2006 ? 20:59 +0200, Michael Niedermayer a
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 09:37:30PM +0200, Denis Fortin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm writing a codec (vc1 coder), and i'm a little confused about all
> > those pictures in
> > MpegEncContext.
> > Currently i need to store the result of an encoded/decoded I frame (for
> > future use in P frames). From what i could understand new_picture is the
> > original picture (the one to encode) and current_picture is the one i
> > should use to store the encoded/decoded I frame.
> > Am i right ?
> > Then how can i get a correctly allocated current_picture ?
> IIRC MPV_frame_start() does that for you
> > More generally, how the picture/ff_find_unused_picture stuff is
> > working :
> RTFS :)
> but maybe you wont need ff_find_unused_picture() at all i dunno
> > When encoding a P frame, how should i get the forward/backward ref
> > pictures ?
> P frames dont have backward ref pictures
> > How the reordered P frames are stored while encoding the forward ref
> > picture ?
> > vv
> > IPPIPP...
> if you have only I and P frames then there should be no reordering
Thanks for your answers.
I started this encoder without using much of mpegvideo.c but
after more RTFS i think it's more reasonable to integrate it in
mpegvideo.c like the wmv2 encoder and use some new switch()
is this kind of patch acceptable ?
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