[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Make sure AVFormatContext->start_time is initialized after the first patch

Martin Storsjö martin
Fri May 28 22:24:54 CEST 2010

On Tue, 25 May 2010, Martin Storsj? wrote:

> On Tue, 25 May 2010, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > The problem might be that ffserver calls av_seek_frame()
> > with that the first packet demuxed might no longer correspond to the
> > first packet.
> > thus i think its not unreasonable if lavf doesnt set start_time to the
> > first dts/pts once seeking has happened
> Hmm, good point.
> But given this, since we cannot absolutely rely on start_time being 
> initialized, the if statement
>     if (ist->start_time != AV_NOPTS_VALUE)
>         c->cur_pts -= av_rescale_q(ist->start_time, ist->time_base, AV_TIME_BASE_Q);
> in ffserver.c must have an else branch. If not, c->cur_pts will have a 
> value in the wrong range (absolute instead of relative), which completely 
> messes things up. And IMO, this would be fixed by the attached patch.

Ping, Michael and Baptiste?

// Martin

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