[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC/PATCH] matroska timestamps not always pts

Rich Felker dalias
Thu Nov 22 05:33:38 CET 2007

On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 11:16:52PM +0100, Nico Sabbi wrote:
> Il Wednesday 21 November 2007 23:09:52 elupus ha scritto:
> > <elupus> i've got the ffmpeg people to listen. just need one
> > verification. in ms compatibility mode, are the timestamps stored
> > as a copy of the psuevdo timestamps in avi generated from
> > framenumber?
> > <elupus> ie timestamps can never be out of order even in the case
> > of mpeg4 with b frames
> > <Haali> yes, vfw compat mode is a copy of avi
> >
> I know it's OT but who thought of such crap must have been _really_ 
> drunk

Well, it just means in this stupid compatibility mode, the demuxer
needs to deliver dts only and no pts. Then the parsers can worry about
fixing it as necessary. Time to add mkv to the list of broken formats,


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