[Libav-user] Decoding Raw Stream crashes

Blake Senftner bsenftner at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 22 19:47:17 EET 2016

> I'm trying to decode a Raw Stream using the ffmpeg API (version 2.8)

Why are you using such an old API version? Most libav-users, and most likely their help, would be from users experienced with the latest 3.2.x versions of the API. Additionally, the older API routines are not getting attention, as in fixes when bugs are discovered. All the latest, corrected functionality is in the latest API. 

If you are unclear on which are the latest API calls, when you compile you’ll see a series of depreciated function warnings; where they are generated in the source includes comments describing the replacement functions. It only took me a few hours to replace them all, doing it one function at a time to insure everything continued to work. And they do...

-Blake Senftner
Software Scientist

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