[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add documentation that seeking is done by DTS and not PTS
mbradshaw at sorensonmedia.com
Fri Apr 13 18:49:44 CEST 2012
On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 07:42:42AM -0600, Michael Bradshaw wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 6:40 AM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at
> > > On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 10:22:59PM -0600, Michael Bradshaw wrote:
> > > > Signed-off-by: Michael Bradshaw <mbradshaw at sorensonmedia.com>
> > > > ---
> > > > libavformat/avformat.h | 5 +++++
> > > > 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/libavformat/avformat.h b/libavformat/avformat.h
> > > > index 5a11fdc..e4ec415 100644
> > > > --- a/libavformat/avformat.h
> > > > +++ b/libavformat/avformat.h
> > > > @@ -1456,6 +1456,9 @@ int av_read_frame(AVFormatContext *s, AVPacket
> > > *pkt);
> > > > /**
> > > > * Seek to the keyframe at timestamp.
> > > > * 'timestamp' in 'stream_index'.
> > > > + *
> > > > + * Note that seeking is done by DTS and not by PTS.
> > >
> > > this is not true for all demuxers, nut should be seeking to pts for
> > > example.
> > >
> > Oh great, so this is even more confusing than I thought ;). Is there any
> > way of knowing if a demuxer seeks by DTS or by PTS? Should I change the
> > patch to say something along the lines of:
> > "Note that some demuxers seek by DTS and some seek by PTS."?
> we could add a flag that specifies if a demuxer is able to seek by pts.
Would this be part AVInputFormat.flags? I would be in favor of having a
flag that allows the user to know if seeking is done by PTS or DTS.
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