[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/2] lavfi: make filter_frame non-recursive.

Marton Balint cus at passwd.hu
Fri Dec 23 05:22:09 EET 2016

On Thu, 22 Dec 2016, Nicolas George wrote:

> Le primidi 1er nivôse, an CCXXV, Marton Balint a écrit :
>> It seems after this patch I got an infinite loop if I try to convert the
>> attached file using this command line:
>> ./ffmpeg -i amerge-test.mov -filter_complex "[0:a:0][0:a:1]amerge=2[aout]"
>> -map "[aout]" out.wav
> Can you confirm the attached patch fixes the issue?

Yes, thanks.

> If so, please do not hesitate to push it without waiting for me if (and
> only if) that is convenient for you.

Ok, pushed.

>> Note that in my build FF_BUFQUEUE_SIZE in libavfilter/bufferqueue.h is set
>> to 256, because otherwise it errors out with ENOMEM, but that also happens
>> with the old filtering code. On the other hand, the old filtering code and
>> FF_BUFQUEUE_SIZE set to 256 does allow the file to properly convert.
> I wish I remembered that precision before spending time tracking the
> Fortunately, one of the perks of these changes is they are a step closer
> to getting rid of that particular issue once and for all. I suspect
> rudimentary memory limitation will be needed first, but that can be
> managed.

I guess we could buffer the undecoded packets instead of the decoded 
frames if there is a higher-than-usual delay between the streams. Is this 
also your plan?


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