[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] probe max read size

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Mon Jun 1 21:36:54 CEST 2009

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 02:53:34AM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After some tests, it seems more reasonable to stop probing after some
>> max size to avoid consuming to much memory.
> Maybe we then should replace probe_packets by a size based thing,
> having 2 is uglier than one if one is sufficient

Sure. Problem is per stream counting is not reasonable since streams
might not have many packets present this will cause much buffering.

I believe the first suggestion ensure memory consumed is less that a
certain amount for each call of av_read_packet, which is reasonable and
seem to work fine with the samples I have.

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