[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] ffm: redesign header format to make it extensible

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Oct 14 00:33:52 CEST 2012

On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:19:38AM +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 03:57:13AM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > Currently FFM files generated with one versions of ffmpeg generally
> > cannot be read by another.
> > By spliting data into chunks, more fields can saftely be appended to
> > chunks as well as new chunks added.
> > 
> I like the idea of adding the size of the chunk to insert any random data
> at any point. Nothing to say about the patch itself except maybe
> documenting that particular change somewhere about FFM2 vs FFM.
> What's gonna happen to the default ffserver format?

it should use FFM2, not sure if this requires changes in ffserver.c

we need some fate tests for ffserver btw ...


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