[Libav-user] Seeking

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Oct 30 10:43:54 CET 2014

Marcus Johnson <bumblebritches57 at ...> writes:

> I need to seek X bytes into a file, and I'm not 
> sure which function will do that?

What kind of file?
(For many file types, seeking X bytes makes not 
much sense.)

You can try -skip_initial_bytes but you are probably 
searching for AVSEEK_FLAG_BYTE.

Carl Eugen

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