[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] allow ac3 parser to modify codec_id
Thu Feb 19 14:48:20 CET 2009
Justin Ruggles <justin.ruggles <at> gmail.com> writes:
> I'm sorry... but I cannot find that file in incoming.
Was a long time ago, could have been moved or pruned.
> Does the audio not decode? The decoder should handle E-AC3 content just
> fine even though the codec id is CODEC_ID_AC3. I do understand that
> it's better to have it marked as the correct id though.
Well it may decode with libavcodec's decoder (haven't tested actually yet),
but currently we use a different decoder for standard AC3 which doesn't
support eac3. Thus unless libavformat set's the codecid properly we choose the
If the parser would jump back and forth, there could be a point in only
allowing it to "upgrade" the stream from AC3 to EAC3, then as soon as a EAC3
frame is found it is marked as EAC3.
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