[FFmpeg-devel] meaning of AV_PKT_FLAG_KEY
donmoir at comcast.net
Wed Dec 4 13:44:53 CET 2013
I asked about this 2 years ago in ticket and no answer there.
I asked in user and no answer there.
So asking here what is the meaning of AV_PKT_FLAG_KEY and does it have any meaining to an application ?
The comment for AV_PKT_FLAG_KEY says it represents a key packet. If you decode this packet, the frame indicates it's a key frame.
If packet contains AV_PKT_FLAG_KEY it does not necessarily reflect a timestamp in index_entries which are known to be keyframes if marked as such.
Would be damn useful is this flag was dependable as a keyframe or start of keyframe. Right now I don't know if its a bug or what it is supposed to mean.
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