[FFmpeg-devel] Files crashing FFmpeg

Diego Biurrun diego
Wed Dec 3 13:01:25 CET 2008

On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 11:39:01PM -0800, Jason Garrett-Glaser wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 6:09 AM, compn <tempn at twmi.rr.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 21:54:29 -0800, Mike Melanson wrote:
> >>Benjamin Larsson wrote:
> >>> This list http://tranquillity.ath.cx/ffmpeg_crashfiles.txt contains
> >>> links to files that crashes a FFmpeg version from 2007. Can anyone come
> >>> up with a good tool so we can run through and check all these files ?
> >>>
> >>> This list was donated by Picsearch.
> >>
> >>Do we have the project budget to send them a nice fruit basket for the
> >>holidays? This is some good stuff. It would be nice if some other
> >>organizations that automatically process millions of diverse files with
> >>FFmpeg could throw some problem files our way.
> >
> > it would be nice of youtube to send some changes back our way too...
> From a talk I had with the Google engineer who runs the Youtube
> encoding chain a few days ago, it seems Google's official policy is
> that they're not allowed to publicly admit that they use open source
> products such as ffmpeg (!!).

What is the reason he gave for this nonsensical attitude?  Google uses
open source all over in other places and employs a multitude of central
open source devs...


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