[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] RM muxer fix

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sat Nov 3 17:57:09 CET 2007


On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 12:07:23PM +0200, Kostya wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 08:28:52PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 02:06:31PM +0300, Kostya wrote:
> > > As spotted by Benoit, current regression tests fail
> > > in part of RM testing.
> > > 
> > > That happens because lavf RM muxer generates very
> > > incorrect data (length and position values).
> > 
> > no, a segfault in the rm demuxer is a bug in the rm demuxer and no
> > change to the muxer can fix it!
> > also we cannot drop support for old rm files, correct or not
> > 
> > this patch is "on hold" until the demxuer is fixed and the regression
> > tests pass again
> Here are two alternative patches to make muxer write correct packets
> with either correct length or as a whole frame.
> Regression values were taken on x86_64.

do they both work with real player?
with mplayer?
with xine?

if one does work and the other doesnt then the workig one should be
if all work then choose the one generating smaller files
and if neither works with all players then keep searching for a working

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