[FFmpeg-devel] Make ffmpeg.c and ffplay.c use avctx->request_channels

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Dec 12 17:32:51 CET 2007

On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 02:32:57PM +0100, Andreas ?man wrote:
> Hi,
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > 
> > you assume that every codec with >2 chans can downmix this is likely not the
> > case
> > a CODEC_CAP_DOWNMIX could be added or just check the channels number after
> > avcodec_open()
> Hm, yes, this is not so good.
> Another option is to make request_channels 'advisory' only.

it is just advisory (=many codecs ignore it currently)
codecs which fail hard due to request_chan could be changed ...


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