[Libav-user] Bug in mpegts reader with H.264 video?

Thomas Worth dev at rarevision.com
Mon Sep 24 14:52:51 CEST 2012

On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 11:37 PM, Andrey Utkin
<andrey.krieger.utkin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/9/19 Thomas Worth <dev at rarevision.com>:
>> Ok, fine. BUT, once these errors occur, if I try to seek to the
>> beginning again the DTS and PTS values are ALWAYS
>> -9223372036854775808. It doesn't matter how many times I flush
>> buffers, or close and reopen the codec, I am stuck with never being
>> able to read the correct DTS and PTS ever again for that file (unless
>> I quit and restart the app)! It's like something internal to avcodec
>> is botched and can't be recovered. If these decode errors are
>> encountered in the middle of a loop, the DTS/PTS are still shown
>> correctly until the end of the loop but once I issue the
>> av_seek_frame() and flush buffers to rewind the stream, the timestamps
>> are always -9223372036854775808 from that point on.
>> Has anyone encountered this? Is there something else I need to do to
>> restore proper DTS/PTS after a decode error?
> Sounds serious. Could you please supply us with sample media file, and
> simple app that reproduces the issue?
> And first ensure you reproduce it with latest revision from git.

I just tried it with latest git (ff58480) and the problem remains.
I'll send you the sample code and MTS file. I would post here, but the
video belongs to a client so I probably shouldn't make it publicly

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