[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] proposal for mov decoding seeking too much

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Tue Oct 16 02:35:51 CEST 2007


Alexandre Guion wrote:
> Hi all,
> After trying to play this mp4 newscast using ffmpeg (you can change
> the date at the end to have other days): 
> http://viptf1http.yacast.net/lci/vod/journalTF1/jt20h20070920.mp4
> I found out that ffmpeg was seeking back and forth into the file to
> always get the next packet relatively to its dts, which consequentely
> had a very bad effect on remote files. Here's my proposal for a
> patch, I'm just getting the next packet on the position in the file
> instead of on its dts. So far I haven't seen problems with my files.

There's a problem with this solution, see thread in ffmpeg-devel named
"Reduce exessive seeking in mov demuxer".

Some ideas and good ways to do it were given.

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