[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Lost VBR header

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Apr 17 16:07:14 CEST 2011

On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 03:49:26PM +0200, Peter Belkner wrote:
> On 17.04.2011 14:32, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> >you end up with a VBR header in the middle.
> This can easily fixed at playback/decoding time by applying the test
> for VBR headers proposed for the decoder not only to the first frame
> but to each. I think the test in the decoder is a good idea on its
> own, independent on how the MP3 demuxer deals with it, because the
> MP3 stream may not come from an MP3 format.
> I would prefer to have the test at each frame.

Yes, I was thinking to suggest this.
I was/am just a bit unsure if the test is good enough or might have a
too high false-positive rate.
Naive calculation says the false positive rate would be about 3 in 4 billion
which should be fine but I haven't thought much about if the naive
approach is correct.

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