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

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 19:58:30 CEST 2012

On 7/20/12, Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org> wrote:
> Le tridi 3 thermidor, an CCXX, Paul B Mahol a ecrit :
>> 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?

Yes, I have nor time nor motivation to discuss bikesheding with you
(or anyone else).

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