[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC][PATCH] return packets for known codecs earlier when codec probing is done

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Sun May 24 02:58:56 CEST 2009

On 5/23/2009 5:49 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 03:56:11PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> Hi,
>> $subject.
>> I'd like comments on this. I don't really get why we wouldn't return
>> packets for known codecs. Why do we buffer them ?
> if we have packets in the buffer we must return them first, before the
> current packet even if the codec is known, adding the current packet
> to the buffer is needed as we return an earlier packet first. And cant
> return 2 at once.
> But maybe you meant something else?


>> Problem is that packets for known codecs get buffered but never returned
>> until codec is sucessfully probed for the unkwnown stream, which might
>> not even happen.
> That sounds like a seperat issue, 
> There could be a size limit at which we turn PROBE in NONE and return
> stuff ...

Yes, that's what's needed.

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