[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Refuse to mux some real codecs into mkv

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Jan 24 20:43:07 CET 2013

Paul B Mahol <onemda <at> gmail.com> writes:

> > The following codecs produce an unplayable file when muxed into mkv:
> > ATRAC3, COOK, RA_288, SIPR, RV10 and RV20.
> > The patch makes the mkv muxer refuse to mux them.
> Wouldn't removing FFFFFFF list entries be better fix?

How would removing the entries stop the muxer from 
muxing unplayable files?

(Apart from the fact that with the patch, the muxer 
returns a useful error message that help users.)

> Wouldn't it be much better if you spend time in more 
> efficient way by adding muxing support instead?

>From a (very) quick try, I wasn't successful.

Carl Eugen

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