[FFmpeg-devel] Any suggestion about better handling edit list in mov demuxer.

Alex Converse alex.converse
Fri May 14 02:02:35 CEST 2010

On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 10:24:50AM +0200, elupus wrote:
>> >
>> > ? ?- Adding a flag to AVPacket like DROP_AFTER_DECODER, in which case the
>> > ? ?demuxer could mark which packet will be needed to be dropped after decoding,
>> > ? ?and ?av_read_frame will still return them to pass them to the decoder.
>> This i think is the best aproach. It is something that can be used for
>> seeking aswell. (and matches very well what we already do in xbmc after
>> seeks).
> it will not work with audio as audio is simply not encoded with the
> same packet rate as video. There would be too much or missing audio.
> I thus think a solution that can handle sample accuracy and not just
> packet accuracy is needed

Agreed, edit lists are used for gapless AAC. See TR 14496-24.

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