[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add av_shrink_packet

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Wed Apr 8 02:20:01 CEST 2009

On 4/7/2009 4:38 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 12:17:32AM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> Hello,
>> currently av_get_packet upon a partial read simply resizes the packet
>> by setting pkt->size. Unfortunately like that the padding will not be
>> set to 0 as required, it can actually be uninitialized.
>> Attached is a possible solution to this.
> not pretty but ok as i ve no better idea either

Print and return error in this case ?

Feeding partial packets might be a good way to test decoder resistance,
but overall it only produces bug reports and bugs in my experience.

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