[FFmpeg-devel] [patch] export pmt and pcr pids from mpegts demuxer

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Fri Jun 11 00:30:00 CEST 2010

On 06/10/2010 03:18 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 07:21:09PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> On 06/07/2010 07:08 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jun 06, 2010 at 01:11:35PM -0400, Mike Scheutzow wrote:
>>>> This patch allows a libav application to obtain the pmt pid(s) and pcr
>>>> pid(s) values parsed by the mpegts demuxer. This is useful for
>>>> applications
>>>> that need the output stream pids to match the input stream pids.
>>>> The pid values are added to AVProgram.metadata inside the
>>>> AVFormatContext.
>>>> Example:    key="pmt_pid" value="129"
>>>>      key="pcr_pid" value="1064"
>>>> Values are base10.  This patch supports multiple programs per transport
>>>> stream.
>>>> Feedback appreciated.
>>> this feels like a misuse of the metadata API
>> Well, I don't agree, poluting AVStream with this format specific values
>> seems really ugly to me.
> [...]
> Puttiing them in metadata though means they will be copied into the output
> files metadata too. ( like a .mkv or .mov) and further copying to mpg in a
> second step might then even create actual problems if the muxer does something
> with these tags.

This is a problem that was introduced intentionally, IMHO we shouldn't 
blindly copy all metadata.


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