[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Seeking: to PTS or to DTS?

Ivan Schreter schreter
Fri Mar 6 23:45:41 CET 2009

Hi all,

I asked it already twice in other threads, but I don't seem to get a 

How should (current) av_seek_frame() interpret the timestamp? As PTS 
(wherever available) or as DTS? It is important for my seeking patches.

Also, how should the future seeking API interpret the timestamp?

I personally feel PTS is the right one.

Thanks & regards,


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