[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] x-qt payload parser

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos
Mon Jan 12 23:23:31 CET 2009

Ronald S. Bultje <rsbultje <at> gmail.com> writes:

> > carl added support for some of these to mplayer
> > maybe copy/paste some ideas from there? :)
> >
> > http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/mplayer-dev-eng/2006-September/046329.html
> I'm not against borrowing ideas, but my reading of that patch is that
> live555 has some crazy NIH-style API to export QtAtoms to the calling
> application, which mplayer has to parse back into its own API, then go
> to decoder where it parses them back in ff-API-style so libavcodec can
> actually read it.

The patch is old, but as far as I remember that's a good explanation. Your
approach is probably much better for ffmpeg.

Carl Eugen

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