[Ffmpeg-devel] Problems Decoding DivX

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Sep 1 21:36:12 CEST 2005


On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 10:31:52PM +0700, Colin Ward wrote:
>   Hi!
>   Before I dive in and ask my question, allow me to introduct myself.  I am
> one of those crazy guys who still works with the Amiga, and I am currently
> working on a project that uses libavcodec and libavformat.  I have been
> working on it since March and last night I upgraded my source code to the
> latest version of libavcodec and libavformat and am having problems that I
> wasn't having before.
>   I have some AVI files that I believe were encoded with DivX.  These files
> played fine on the old source code from March (it was just a CVS snapshot)
> and they also play fine on Windows Media Player and on the Amiga port of
> MPlayer.  However, the new libavcodec source spews forth a screenful of
> debug data and won't decode them.  Take a look at the attached file which
> shows the debug output.  Does anyone have any ideas as to what is causing
> this?

hmm, could you upload (part of the) the file somewhere so we can take a look 

>   Also, on my system I have no way to run configure (Amiga OS is not UNIX
> based) so I just made up my own makefiles.  Apart from WORDS_BIGENDIAN,
> ARCH_POWERPC and POWERPC_MODE_32BITS, are there any really important
> #defines that I should know about?  Any other traps that I might fall into?
>  I can post my makefile and config.h files here if anyone would care to
> take a look at them.
>   One last thing, how is native Theora support?  Should it be working? 

i think so

> Because that crashes when decoding the comments at the start of the file. 
> It might be the Theora code or it might be my makefile;  I don't know.

upload debugger output from ffmpeg_g and upload the theora file too if it
fails on linux too



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