[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavd/oss: support for more than 2 channels

Nicolas George nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Fri Jul 20 19:12:30 CEST 2012

Le tridi 3 thermidor, an CCXX, Paul B Mahol a écrit :
> Currently ffmpeg does not play 5.1 using oss outdev correctly, I get only noise

Not surprising, considering the code.

> (even if I give -channels 2 argument, yet another bug to fix).

Do you mean -ac 2? -channels is for inputs.

> With my patch I get actual sound.

And I said: sound that looks correct but is not is sometimes worse that no
sound at all or sound that is obviously wrong.

At least add a warning.

>				    If you want to fix ordering (for which i have
> no interest nor way to test) go ahead.

What is the point of getting surround to work halfway? If you have no way to
test, then you do not need it, or am I missing something?


  Nicolas George
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