[FFmpeg-trac] #7984(undetermined:closed): 4.1.2 creates unreadable videos in Samsung TV

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Sun Jul 21 20:20:31 EEST 2019

#7984: 4.1.2 creates unreadable videos in Samsung TV
             Reporter:  mucikiki     |                    Owner:
                 Type:  defect       |                   Status:  closed
             Priority:  normal       |                Component:
                                     |  undetermined
              Version:  unspecified  |               Resolution:  invalid
             Keywords:  libx264      |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |
Changes (by jamrial):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => invalid


 This is a known issue introduced to libx264 by
 It's not a bug in the library but rather a bug in Samsung TVs and other
 hardware decoders that wrongly bail out when a bitstream value they are
 supposed to ignore is set to a value other than 0.

 It was nonetheless reverted by
 as the amount of faulty devices is considerable, and there's no guarantee
 they'd get a firmware fix.

 Update your libx264 and recompile ffmpeg with it.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/7984#comment:11>
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