[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]Plausibility check for TrueHD channel_layout

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Apr 1 00:33:29 CEST 2011

Nicolas George <nicolas.george <at> normalesup.org> writes:

> Le primidi 11 germinal, an CCXIX, compn a écrit :
> > this might be a dumb question... but it looks so generic, why not put
> > this higher up the audio chain so it can be reused in multiple codecs?
> I concur: it would be very nice if lavc guarantees that the channel count of
> a codec context is consistent with the channel count of its channel layout,
> if available.

I do not disagree, but in the difference with TrueHD is that we know valid
samples can trigger the condition. I do not know any other codec (including mlp)
where this can be true.

So this should be a separate patch, imo.

Carl Eugen

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