[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavf/matroskadec: SMI to SVQ3

Mats Peterson matsp888 at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 6 11:28:28 CET 2016

On 01/06/2016 11:26 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Mats Peterson <matsp888-at-yahoo.com <at> ffmpeg.org> writes:
>> You're welcome to fix this issue on the MPlayer side,
>> since it seems you've done that before.
> If there were a fourcc (or codec_tag) "SMI " this
> would be trivial to fix in MPlayer.
> But this codec_tag does not exist, FFmpeg used to
> write broken mkv files that contained only part
> of the stsd atom.
> "Your" patch is correct, the codec_tag for mkv files
> containing SVQ3 should be "SVQ3".
> Carl Eugen
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Yes, I know my patch is correct in that sense. One thing I don't 
understand is why MPlayer looks at the codec tag whatsoever in order to 
determine the video codec, when it should use the codec ID. But that's 
not my problem.


Mats Peterson

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