[FFmpeg-devel] Suggested change for encrypted video

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Oct 16 04:45:04 CEST 2011

On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 10:03:03PM -0400, Don Moir wrote:
> Carl,
> This AVFMT_FLAG_ENCRYPTED requirement started because of a crash I
> was getting on a file that was encrypted. This crash has been
> reported as being fixed.
> You can read about the crash on an encrypted file here:
> https://avcodec.org/trac/ffmpeg/ticket/495
> The above ticket also has a couple links and  attachments for an
> encrypted file.
> Still, it's obvious to me, that an application should know if a
> video is encrypted or not, and might fail. The word 'might' may be
> kind of a loose term. I supposed depending on decoder you may not
> actually know, but maybe decoder should be able to provide that info
> and if it can't decode it then just fail the open.

ive added some flags locally, ill push them in main git in a moment
thanks for your report.

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