[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Compute individual stream durations in matroska muxer. Write them as binary tags. Parse the binary tags in matroska demuxer, and write them to AVStream

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 30 00:20:37 CEST 2015

On Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:10:47 -0700
Sasi Inguva <isasi at google.com> wrote:

> Ok. Didn't know of mkvmerge till now. I have no inclination towards
> binary/string tags. I can write them as string tags with mkvmerge
> formatting. I just thought parsing binary data directly is better than
> parsing a string. But I guess using string tag will be more useful when
> parsing mkv from other tools.
> If the universality of this change is a problem, then I can hide it behind
> a  flag, disabled by default.

I'd agree that binary is easier to parse. (Though personally I'd prefer
if these tags were just normal EBML elements.)

Maybe you can talk to the Matroska devs?

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