[FFmpeg-user] Error position

dave at dericed.com dave at dericed.com
Thu Dec 22 19:03:45 EET 2016

> On Dec 22, 2016, at 11:52 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2016-12-22 16:50 GMT+01:00 Miha Pece <pc.osx.linux at gmail.com>:
>> Hi to all,
>> I was recently started to check our archive of video files. In many of them
>> ffmpeg found some errors. For instance:
>> [dvvideo @ 0x7fcc21816000] Concealing bitstream errors
>> My question is, how can I find position (time location) where error occurs?
>> Is  0x7fcc21816000 some kind of hex marker?
> It's a pointer into memory that does not help you.
>> If not, is a way to get that info from ffmpeg?
> Doesn't -report help?

To access a timestamp near the decoder's log, I suggest inserting `-vf showinfo` so that you can find the timestamp expressed before the error. Note this thread is related: http://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2016-June/194949.html


Dave Rice

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