[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] ffmpeg: pass the correct AVCodecContext to av_parser_change()

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 01:52:09 EET 2018

On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 12:37 AM, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/22/2018 8:34 PM, Hendrik Leppkes wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 12:20 AM, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> av_parser_change() is effectively a noop if the avctx passed it to
>>> doesn't have the global header or local header flags set, and
>>> initializing a custom AVCodecContext as a copy of an
>>> AVCodecParameters results in the flags and flags2 fields being zero.
>>> Use instead the existing custom AVCodecContext with the required
>>> flags set in ffmpeg_opt.c new_output_stream() among other places.
>>> The fate test change is the result of the hevc sps/pps/vps being
>>> removed from frames when copying into a format that explicitly
>>> states it uses global header.
>> Deleting inband headers is not necessarily a good idea, and likely
>> also why its being skipped for h264.
> Well, I'd argue it is when the user and/or the output format request it.

Unless there is an explicit option to request that, thats not exactly the case.

- Hendrik

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