[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] rtpdec_svq3: Don't look for the unused RTP_FLAG_KEY flag

Josh Allmann joshua.allmann
Sun Oct 3 20:26:29 CEST 2010

Hi Martin,

On 3 October 2010 07:00, Martin Storsj? <martin at martin.st> wrote:
> Hi,
> When looking over some code, I noticed that the svq3 depacketizer looks
> for the RTP_FLAG_KEY flag in the flags variable, and sets AV_PKT_FLAG_KEY
> accordingly. However, nothing ever sets the RTP_FLAG_KEY in flags (there's
> no such bit in a RTP packet, only RTP_FLAG_MARKER is extracted and set),
> RTP_FLAG_KEY is only used internally within some RDT code and somewhere in
> the rtpdec_asf code currently.
> Therefore, these lines of code in rtpdec_svq3 are nothing more than
> historical cruft/misunderstandings. Decoding still works just fine if this
> is removed.

You are right, it is cruft. The patch looks good.

> Josh, I'm CCing you since I'm not sure if you're still reading this list
> regularly.

I still read the lists, even though I may not speak up often :)

> I checked the wiki docs on this, and it currently says
> ? ?"the RTP marker bit indicates whether the payload data is a keyframe"
> which doesn't correspond to what the code currently does, and isn't true.
> (Currently the RTP marker bit isn't used at all in the code, and I'm not
> sure exactly what it maps to. In most formats, it indicates end of
> multi-packet frame, but we have another bit within the payload for that.)
> So, are you ok with removing this incorrect sentence?

Yes, I went ahead and updated the wiki entry myself.


> // Martin

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