[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Droping .ffm support

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed May 28 20:36:24 CEST 2008

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 09:40:50AM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > I would like to propose to drop .ffm support and use .nut instead for
> > ffserver.
> Well, Im really not against it. However Im not sure if everybody really
> understand .ffm features and what it was designed for.
> .nut won't pass any options to "ffmpeg" feeder,

If i understand this correctly it would be just a matter of putting that
into an info packet

> and I don't think
> cycling through a .nut file would be as easier as with .ffm (with
> constant packet size).

just reset the file position to after the header when you hit the end

On the demuxer side slight changes would be needed for seeking.


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