[Libav-user] Is it possible to detect unused/invalid packets (without decoding)

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Wed Jan 28 14:34:57 CET 2015

Le nonidi 9 pluviôse, an CCXXIII, Max Vlasov a écrit :
> The idea was to read all packets saving pts and keyframe flag (without
> decoding) and make a list of them in order of ptses. After this we have a
> ready FrameCount and when one needs to jump to an exact frame number

Why do people here always want to work with frame numbers? Frame numbers are
unreliable, they are a remnant of the time where containers could only do
constant FPS.

The correct way of identifying a frame is not its number, it is its


  Nicolas George
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