[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libvpx: Disable frame dropping as rate control method

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Sun Jun 6 22:56:49 CEST 2010

On Sun, Jun 06, 2010 at 11:31:26PM +0300, Martin Storsj? wrote:
>   * trade-off is often acceptable, but for many applications is not.

Someone tried hard not disadvantage any option when they wronte this...

> I'm not particularly fond of this feature, I'd much rather get a bitrate 
> slightly too high compared to suddenly getting half the framerate. The 
> attached patch disables this in the libvpx wrapper - is this ok as 
> default, or should it be changeable through some AVCodecContext field?

I think it's ok to leave disabled. Is the encoder even significantly better
and making frame-drop decisions than an external application would be?
(seems likely that yes, but still).

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