[FFmpeg-devel] Confusion over temporal filters.

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 14:51:55 EEST 2017

Hi Richard,

On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 6:23 AM, Richard Ling <divetec at rling.com> wrote:

> But maybe some time, the filter API could be
> updated so that after a seek, a filter can request frames that are before
> the seek position.

All of this suggests an fast and easy frame-accurate seeking, which is
usually not the case.

Imagine you're seeking to frame 100, but there's only keyframes (or
otherwise: random access points) in frame 95 and 105. You can't seek to
frame 100 (or 99) anyway.


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