[Libav-user] Does the image2 demuxer work with a custom AVIOContext?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sun Jan 12 20:02:01 CET 2014

Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes at ...> writes:

> image2 requires to directly access the files itself.

Thank you for correcting me!

> There is also a image2pipe, which can read the data from a avio
> context, but in my experience it also didn't work properly because its
> designed for a "pipe" scenario where it doesn't know the file size,
> and therefor reads kinda blindly.

Could you elaborate a little on the shortcomings of image2pipe?
I seem to remember that it is used often.
Or do you just mean that too many parsers are missing?

Carl Eugen

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