[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] TS/DVB subtitle sub_id hack

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Mon Jul 12 21:59:39 CEST 2010

On 07/12/2010 02:57 AM, Joakim Plate wrote:
> Reimar D?ffinger<Reimar.Doeffinger<at>  gmx.de>  writes:
>>>> Or should then all have a special case for DVBSUB as well?
>>>> I can't image misusing codec_tag as ending up as anything other
>>>> than quite painful.
>>> Like sub_id it is simpler, malloc is way more painful.
> Please don't use codec_tag... Using extradata is seamless to most applications
> that use lavf/lavc since they already pass that data along from demuxer
> to codecs (well we already do anyway).
> We have a hack in for sub_id, but extradata makes much more sence imho.

What hack do you have ?

Can you please laborate what problem does codec_tag has ?

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