[Libav-user] any way to interrupt avcodec_decode_video2 ?

Don Moir donmoir at comcast.net
Wed Jan 1 17:14:36 CET 2014

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carl Eugen Hoyos" <cehoyos at ag.or.at>
To: <libav-user at ffmpeg.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 10:53 AM
Subject: Re: [Libav-user]any way to interrupt avcodec_decode_video2 ?

> Don Moir <donmoir at ...> writes:
>> A simple seek to zero is quick, but if I have to wait on 
>> avcodec_decode_video2 to return, then its slower and can 
>> be quite slow.
> Yes, this is exactly what CODEC_FLAG2_SHOW_ALL is for.
> Carl Eugen

CODEC_FLAG2_SHOW_ALL ///< Show all frames before the first keyframe

So show garbage? What does that have to do with how fast avcodec_decode_video2 returns?

It's not about getting a finished frame.

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