[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dump info for all streams (not just those known to be in a program)

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat Nov 10 16:35:14 CET 2007

Wolfram Gloger <wmglo at dent.med.uni-muenchen.de> writes:

> Hi,
>> The previous behaviour was wrong.  FFmpeg should not be making
>> unreliable guesses.
> I've _never_ seen any stream being misdetected.  If that happens in
> the future for h.264 or whatever, then I can certainly live with that.

That's not the point.  Even if you've never seen it go wrong, it's
still guesswork, and guessing has no place in FFmpeg.

>> It always possible to inspect the file manually and figure out what's
>> what, and writing a PMT is easy enough with any hex editor.
> Sorry, I think that's awkward and not at all user friendly.

It's not user friendly to create unplayable files.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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