[FFmpeg-devel] Question regarding seemingly superfluous fourcc checks

Mats Peterson matsp888 at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 7 11:22:20 CET 2016

On 01/07/2016 11:21 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> Mats Peterson <matsp888-at-yahoo.com <at> ffmpeg.org> writes:
>> Are the following kludges for A_QUICKTIME and
>> V_QUICKTIME ways to accommodate old broken Matroska
>> files that FFmpeg wrote in the past?
> It dates back to f009e36f75bc137167a26356305d2c3eb83cac68
> It is possible that very old matroska files exist
> that needed this, but since above commit also introduced
> writing such files, your explanation is valid.
> Carl Eugen
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So we'd better keep them, I guess.


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