[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] aptx: implement the aptX bluetooth codec

Aurelien Jacobs aurel at gnuage.org
Fri Nov 10 23:09:08 EET 2017


On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 12:25:12AM +0000, Rostislav Pehlivanov wrote:
> On 9 November 2017 at 22:48, Aurelien Jacobs <aurel at gnuage.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Nov 09, 2017 at 02:32:44PM +0000, Rostislav Pehlivanov wrote:
> > > On 9 November 2017 at 13:37, Aurelien Jacobs <aurel at gnuage.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Thu, Nov 09, 2017 at 12:52:34AM +0000, Rostislav Pehlivanov wrote:
> > > > > On 8 November 2017 at 22:41, Aurelien Jacobs <aurel at gnuage.org>
> > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 06:26:03PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer
> > wrote:
> > > > > > > On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 02:06:09PM +0100, Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
> > > > > > > [...]
> > > > > > > > +}
> > > > > > > > +
> > > > > > > > +/*
> > > > > > > > + * Compute the convolution of the signal with the
> > coefficients,
> > > > and
> > > > > > reduce
> > > > > > > > + * to 24 bits by applying the specified right shifting.
> > > > > > > > + */
> > > > > > > > +av_always_inline
> > > > > > > > +static int32_t aptx_qmf_convolution(FilterSignal *signal,
> > > > > > > > +                                    const int32_t
> > > > coeffs[FILTER_TAPS],
> > > > > > > > +                                    int shift)
> > > > > > > > +{
> > > > > > > > +    int32_t *sig = &signal->buffer[signal->pos];
> > > > > > > > +    int64_t e = 0;
> > > > > > > > +
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > +    for (int i = 0; i < FILTER_TAPS; i++)
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > "for (int" is something we avoided as some comilers didnt like
> > it,
> > > > > > > iam not sure if this is still true but there are none in the
> > codebase
> > > > > >
> > > > > > If you insist on this I will of course change it, but hey, we
> > require
> > > > > > a C99 compiler since a long time and we use so many features of C99
> > > > > > that I really don't get why we couldn't use "for (int".
> > > > > > I can't imagine that any relevant C compiler would not support this
> > > > > > nowadays !
> > > > > > What I propose is to get this in as is, and see if anyone encounter
> > > > > > issue with any compiler. If any issue arise, I will of course send
> > a
> > > > > > patch to fix it.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Here is an updated patch.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > Send another patch because some people are beyond convincing and its
> > > > really
> > > > > pissing me off. Really. In particular maybe those compiler writers at
> > > > > Microsoft who seem to think shipping something that doesn't support
> > such
> > > > a
> > > > > simple yet important feature is important.
> > > > > Or maybe users who don't want to update a 6 year old version of msvc.
> > > > > Or maybe us because we support compiling with msvc at all when its
> > > > clearly
> > > > > _not_ a C compiler and this project is written in C.
> > > >
> > > > Here you go.
> > > >
> > > > Just for reference, splitting the d├ęclaration out of the for loop added
> > > > 19 lines in this file, which is a 2.3 % increase of the line count.
> > > > (I'm not sure this file is representative of the rest of the code base)
> > > >
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> > > >
> > > >
> > > Still some issues:
> > >
> > > 1.) You need to set AVCodec->supported_samplerates for the encoder, since
> > > in the raw aptx muxer you always set the samplerate as 44100. Does the
> > > codec/container support other samplerates?
> >
> > The codec is actually samplerate agnostic.
> > It only convert each group of 4 samples to a 16 bit integer.
> > There is no other information than the samples themselves in the
> > encoded stream. No header, no frame size, no samplerate.
> > And there is no standard container used to store aptX along with
> > the needed metadata such as the samplerate. It is meant to be streamed
> > thru bluetooth using the A2DP "protocol" which includes its own metadata
> > signaling with samplerate.
> > The raw muxer/demuxer that I implemented is mostly for testing purpose,
> > not really for practical use.
> > So with this in mind, I don't think that it make any sense to set
> > AVCodec->supported_samplerates.
> > I don't think I set the samplerate anywhere in the encoder.
> > I only set it in the demuxer to a default 44100 just to be able to
> > playback test files even though there is no way to know its actual
> > samplerate.
> >
> >
> Ah, I see.
> In this case set the allowed samplerate to 48000 on the encoder side and
> the output samplerate in the demuxer to the same. Pretty much all systems,
> be it bluetooth, I2S or some other interface run at 48khz so that's what we
> should set it so its as compatible as possible. Nothing but systems which
> handle redbook cds use 44100hz.

I found a list of supported samplerate in an aptX commercial
documentation, so I think it makes sense to list them in the encoder.
Regarding the demuxer, I set it 48000 by default, but I added an
AVOption to allow user to set -sample_rate.

I will submit an updated patch set.


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