[Ffmpeg-devel] MPEG-1 Decoder

Matthew Gertner matthew
Thu Sep 29 15:45:52 CEST 2005


I'd be fascinated to find out more about how media files are 
multiplexed, but realistically this is far out of my area of expertise 
so the learning curve is likely to be steep. On Francois's suggestion I 
posted a truncated version of the naughty file here: 

Perhaps someone with the necessary expertise will be interested enough 
to take a look.


Nico Sabbi wrote:

> Matthew Gertner wrote:
>> Nico,
>> Yep, MPlayer is able to read the file even when forced to use the 
>> ffmpeg codecs, which I presume confirms that libavcodec is not at 
>> fault, as you surmised. If the demuxer is the problem, is there some 
>> workaround for this? What can I do to make sure that we can decode 
>> this type of file?
>> Cheers,
>> Matt
> there are no tricks that I know of. You can either fix the demuxer and 
> send the patch to this list or
> use a different demuxer. In the long run lavf should become the 
> preferred/only demuxer library in some
> projects, so fixing it is surely preferrable
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