[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] movenc.c: fix metadata writing.
Sat Mar 5 12:16:56 CET 2011
On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 03:03:35PM -0500, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Reimar D?ffinger
> <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 02:51:57AM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> >> "Ronald S. Bultje" <rsbultje at gmail.com> writes:
> >> > Fix metadata writing, broken in commit:
> >> > 0abdb2931719d96dee725e555e9b46b2b2f8a6be
> >> > because some characters in the string are >=0x80 and therefore the
> >> > shift on characters in the fourcc broke down because of sign extension.
> >> Wouldn't it be better to fix those shifts?
> > Fixing MKTAG still would be a rather good idea...
> I'm not sure if MKTAG() is broken. It doesn't specify signedness or
> range of the input characters.
Can you think of even a single case where the current behaviour
makes even the slightest bit of sense?
For me the answer is no, and thus it is broken.
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