[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Add little-endian G726 decoder and use it for Sun AU files

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Thu Jul 11 15:39:19 CEST 2013

On 7/11/13, Paul B Mahol <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/11/13, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
>> Paul B Mahol <onemda <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>> >> Anyway having another decoder is really ugly, you could
>>> >> make use of extradata to have/force same funcionality.
>>> >
>>> > Wouldn't that brake remuxing?
>>> Extradata should be keept when remuxing.
>> And how will WMP (or any other player) know
>> that the FFmpeg developers decided to define
>> extradata for a 20-year old codec?
>> Apart from the fact that I don't understand
>> what the problem is having an additional
>> codec I think the FFmpeg architecture
>> requires an additional codec if different
>> riff tags are used for two variants of the
>> "same" codec (as in this case).
> IIRC wasn't there also some le variant in mov demuxer too?
> Or its another codec...

Actually I think it was asf and was same codec as in mov but different
endian format.

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