Wed Mar 26 21:27:09 CET 2008
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 08:52:18PM +0100, madshi wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer schrieb:
> > On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 02:28:36PM +0100, Benjamin Larsson wrote:
> >> madshi wrote:
> >>> From reading the mailing list it appears to me that
> >>> you ffmpeg/libav devs are quite strict with checking
> >>> for possible error conditions etc. I like that a lot!
> >>> Now I'm wondering:
> >>> Is there any chance to add functionality to libav to
> >>> make it possible for me as a programmer who uses
> >>> libav to check a video or audio frame for corruption?
> >>> My understanding is that currently all decoders try
> >>> to work around corruption and still let decoding
> >>> succeed somehow. E.g. the MPEG2 decoders still
> >>> output frames even if the bitstream is damaged.
> >>> The problem with that for me is that I cannot
> >>> detect whether an audio or video frame was clean
> >>> or corrupt. And that is what I'd like to find out.
> >>> Maybe the video/audio decoders could set a flag
> >>> somewhere when a frame was found to be damaged,
> >>> but when decoding still worked fine? Another option
> >>> would be if I could tell the decoders to let decoding
> >>> fail if there's any corruption found in the bitstream.
> >>> What do you think?
> >>> Regards, madshi.
> >> This sounds like a good feature. A simple approach would be to just add
> >> another avctx member and check it before and after calling decode().
> > AVFrame member, or this will be a nightmare with B frame reordering.
> I'll gladly take whatever you find best for implementation. However,
> using AVFrame would limit this flag to video decoding, right? Well,
> that's the main area where I need the "corruption" information. But
> I think it could be useful for audio, too, no?
audio should be changed to use AVFrame as well
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