[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] libvpx: alt reference frame / lag

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Jun 17 07:04:24 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 06:24:12AM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 10:30:50PM -0400, John Koleszar wrote:
> > I still think this multiple packet approach is very much KISS, and
> > it's not just libvpx that it's simple for. The other part of that rule
> > is "make it as simple as possible, but no simpler."
> No it really isn't. It introduces data packets that produce no data.
> The fact that no other format has this means this needs extensive
> testing and honestly won't work for quite a few applications
> (won't work with MEncoder, won't work with MPlayer if you try to
> override -fps to some fixed value, probably won't work with ffmpeg
> if you try to use -fps, I doubt it will work with any Video for Windows
> application, for which VirtualDub is an example, and I think that
> is not possible to fix).

i realize now that -skip_frame is capable of skiping b frames, non ref frames
and non key frames.
This could create a similar effect, so you could test mplayer & mencoder
besides that this is a usefull feature


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