[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Carry DV field order from decoder to encoder

Tomas Härdin tomas.hardin at codemill.se
Tue Oct 16 09:36:13 CEST 2012

On Mon, 2012-10-15 at 18:46 +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 05:41:47PM +0200, Tomas Härdin wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > This patch series parses/writes the FS flag in the VSC pack for DV.
> > 
> > An open question is what to do if the FF flag isn't set. This means the
> > field specified by the FS flag should be duplicated. Currently this is
> > silently ignored. We could nag, or handle it properly (lots of code).
> > See [1]. I don't have a sample for this.
> > 
> > About this patch, the field order won't be probed properly in the next
> > patch unless this one is applied first. This probably has to do with
> > threading - I don't really care.
> "I dont really care" is not an acceptable explanation for patches.
> In this case its about the order of read vs write, it works better
> to write first than to read first, thus patch applied

You're right, that was unprofessional of me. I should really look into
how the whole threading thing works..


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