[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] make FLAC parser return frames when it has the required amount (without buffering)

Justin Ruggles justin.ruggles
Sat Dec 11 16:56:15 CET 2010

On 12/10/2010 04:30 PM, Michael Chinen wrote:

> The FLAC parser wasn't behaving well for large inputs.
> For the problem, see discussion in thread "FLAC parser ineffeciency"
> I tested this patch with 16K, 32K, and 10MB input and it seems to work.
> I should note that the parser buffers by copying the entire input so
> for the 10MB case this is using a lot of space.  Not an issue for
> small buffer sizes, but if it is a real use case and should be
> improved let me know and I can submit a separate patch that only takes
> small chunks of the input buffer.

If it's not too complicated, it might be better to have the parser guess
how much data it needs to have enough frames to do the analysis and only
read that much.


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