[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Accept 0 as codec_tag in ffmpeg.c if it matches the codec_id

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sat Dec 8 03:02:39 CET 2012

On Fri, Dec 07, 2012 at 01:15:21PM +0100, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Hi!
> Attached patch fixes ticket #1953 for me.
> I suspect the actual problem is that av_codec_get_tag() returns 0 both in case 
> of failure and success, but that seems difficult to fix without breaking API.

i think we should add a new function that is free of this ambiguity


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