[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] avcodec: Add native DCA decoder based on libdcadec.

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 04:01:56 CET 2016

On 1/5/2016 11:51 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 05, 2016 at 11:44:04PM -0300, James Almer wrote:
>> On 1/5/2016 11:35 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jan 05, 2016 at 11:27:25PM -0300, James Almer wrote:
>>>> On 1/5/2016 11:21 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> [...]
>>>> Ideally, once this decoder is committed replacing the current one we'd replace
>>>> the samples for the set available here: https://github.com/foo86/dcadec-samples
>>> we can add new fate samples, we cannot replace fate samples
>>> replacing would break previous checkouts and releases
>>> not sure you actually meant to replace any ...
>> Yeah, forgot about that. Kinda makes for a bloated fate suit in the long run...
> this wouldnt happen if reference files where properly generated
> that is with some reference decoder or taken from the input to a
> reference encoder or from some referece test suite.
> for subtitles or other where files are tiny that is a non issue though
> ...

Well, whoever made the xll test knew it would probably become obsolete at some
point, since the decoder was not bitexact when the pcm reference was created.
At least i assume that's why the test fails with this new bitexact decoder.

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