[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avformat/matroskadec: retain error codes in matroska_resync() and matroska_read_packet()

Sophia Wang skw at google.com
Wed Aug 10 20:09:26 EEST 2016

Apologies, I didn't realize that matroska->done was only checked in one
place. But Nicolas raises a good point about the subtle change in behavior.
I did not intend to change the overall behavior of the code for clients, so
I'll modify the patch to restore the matroska->done check.

On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 5:58 AM, Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:

> Le tridi 23 thermidor, an CCXXIV, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
> > prior to this the "done" field was used to stop further work when
> > EOF was reached, now this is removed.
> > The patches commit message doesnt say anything why all reads for the
> > done field are removed or what if any performance impact that has
> >
> > the patch even adds code setting the done variable even though all
> > reads of the varable are removed
> > This doesnt look right
> If I read the code correctly, on the first round the result will be roughly
> the same, with just a more accurate error code. The difference about the
> done flag will appear if the application tries again to read a packet after
> an error: without the check on done, it will try to resync again, which may
> be a good thing in some cases.
> But of course, changing it inadvertently is not a good thing, and neither
> keeping dead code for setting an unused flag.
> Regards,
> --
>   Nicolas George
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