[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] improve DV probe score

Roman V Shaposhnik rvs
Tue Sep 15 22:07:29 CEST 2009

On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 22:02 +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > Not sure I remember right, but the checks look only for block_number ==
> > > 0 - I guess mostly because that's what we need for read_header, it
> > > _might_ make sense to change it for probe - though it means there is a
> > > higher probability of a match in random data, so not sure if it is
> > > really an improvement...
> > 
> > In DV the header is duplicated in as many places in the frame as you
> > have segments. This is done because of tendency that tape has called
> > bit rot. 
> ohh umm, thats bad, bit rot is contagious and can spread, you better
> disinfect all your tapes right away, i suggest hydrogen peroxid its a good
> desinfactant. But if you do, you must add something so it does not just
> disinfect the surface, i suggest aceton and some acid
> ;)

You still enjoy doing this crap to people, don't you?


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