[FFmpeg-devel] [Bugreport] and [Patch]: duration of TS streams is wrong when used near 2^33 wrap

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Oct 29 18:36:21 CET 2007

Thorsten Jordan wrote:
> Rich Felker schrieb:
>> On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 01:01:38PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>>> I'm inclined to say that rather than trying to guess the unknown, we should
>>>> simply report the duration of these files as unknown.
>>> yes, fully agree
>> Me too. I'm inclined to always agree with this principle. Returning
>> guesses in fields documented as providing reliable information is very
>> bad.
> following that argumentation, the current implementation to compute
> duration would have to be removed too, because it is a guess as well, as
> Mans said. But who would want that?

I'm all for it.

> The proposed change wouldn't make the current situation much worse imho,
> but ok, it is your decision.

Changes should make things better, not just not make them worse.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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