[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] add tag/comment support to the raw flac demuxer

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Thu Dec 4 20:44:39 CET 2008

Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 11:06:34AM -0800, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 02:18:02PM -0800, Jim Radford wrote:
>>>> This patch adds support for parsing vorbis comments in plain flac
>>>> streams.  Only metadata packets are parsed leaving the frame data to
>>>> be parsed in raw 1024 byte chunks like before.
>>> this wont work with flac in any container short of raw flac.
>>> Thus IMO this is unacceptable
>> It's not like flac would be put in another container, except ogg and 
>> this would be a lot worse, and I personnally don't care about flac in ogg.
> flac in ogg is idiotic but isnt anyone recording music videos ... with
> lossless audio from a cd?

Yes, this is possible.

> For that use case (and i do not know if anyone is actually using that use
> case) flac in some non ogg container would be a possible option

Wouldn't it be better to store the metadata at the container level in 
this case, because metadata would be related to video as well ? Just an 

>> I guess 90% of flac files are lossless cd audio ripping scene, and in 
>> this case this patch really adds a feature which can be removed later if 
>> someone volonteer to do something at codec level.
>> This is IMHO acceptable, and I'd like it in svn.
> ill review it then

Thanks a lot, do we have another flac expert around here, by chance ? 
This would save you some time :>

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