[FFmpeg-devel] FOMS 2009 FFmpeg outbrief

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Jan 27 00:22:37 CET 2009

Reimar D?ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> writes:

> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:43:00PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:23:02PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> > Libavformat cannot export a stream for which there is no codec in
>> > lavc.  
>> this is only partly true
>> the user app has to figure the codec out based on the container specific
>> codec_tag but thats not the same as impossible ...
> Which MPlayer actually does (in addition) and it seems to work well
> enough (I think M?ns hates that design so much he immediately forgot
> it again after this came up the last time :-P).

It could be done cleaner if lavf filled in the codec_id even though
the decoder is disabled in lavc.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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