[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] flv duration

Howard Chu hyc
Sat Apr 10 18:19:41 CEST 2010

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 08:28:51AM -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
>> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> I see nothing in this patch that is correct.
>> You should have said that up front and saved us both a lot of time.
>>> Hiding a warning about estimated bitrate&duration by explicitly setting
>>> the bitrate incorrectly and thus changing a "might be wrong to a is wrong"
>>> isnt really an improvment.
>> The patch sets the bitrate based on the metadata of the stream. You're
>> saying the metadata can't be trusted?
> iam saying the weight of a car is larger than the sum of its passangers
> weights, the car itself has weight too.
> Its the same with bitrates

Fair enough. Still, since you're setting the vcodec bitrate, it seems you 
ought to also be setting the acodec bitrate.

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