[Ffmpeg-devel] Bug in pts computation in compute_pkt_fields() ?

Måns Rullgård mans
Wed Mar 21 01:55:45 CET 2007

Nico Sabbi <nicola_sabbi at fastwebnet.it> writes:

> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>>Ok, if it is just against the spec, I think it is okay in the case of
>>>the vdr. Those files where never meant to be exchanged with other
>>>programs, they are files which are only for internal use. Of course
>>>people try to use them with different programs, but I don't think one
>>>can blame Klaus (the author of vdr) for this.
>> I do.  There is rarely any good reason to invent a new file format,
>> even for internal use only.  In the specific case of PVR applications,
>> I would consider the ability to read the files with other programs a
>> significant advantage.
> not to speak of how much easier and lossless would be simply dumping
> the necessary pids

To be strictly compliant, you'd have to rewrite the PAT to include
only the program you're recording, unless you're saving the entire
mux (which seems unlikely).  In practice, I think only conformance
checking tools will care about this detail.  Either way, writing a
PAT is quite simple.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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