[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add EVRCA and SMV codec id

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 13:55:07 CET 2013

On 1/7/13, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> Paul B Mahol <onemda <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> On 1/7/13, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos <at> ag.or.at> wrote:
>> > Paul B Mahol <onemda <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> >
>> >> Demuxing files should be possible even if there
>> >> are no decoding support in lavc (yet).
>> >
>> > I am definitely not against this but didn't you
>> > object when I wanted to add similar things for
>> > the vivo demuxer?
>> I never objected adding SIREN.
> Iirc, the problem was that the siren decoder does
> not decode vivo audio and the vivo audio decoder
> does not decode siren ;-(
> (And you objected to AV_CODEC_ID_VIVO_AUDIO iirc.)

Like always, you incorrectlly remember most of stuff.
Peter reported that libsiren successfully decoded audio stream
in vivo after he changed small code. So it proves
that codec should be called SIREN and not SIREN7 or even

>> I only objected adding video codec id because
>> it may be just h263.
> Even if this turns out to be true:
> What would we loose if we add a codec id now that
> we would have to remove at the next major bump?
> In the meantime, how should a player application
> use the demuxer?

You mean player application that emulates badly
windows environment with code that is unmaintained
for ages?

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