[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] attachments support in matroska demuxer

Uoti Urpala uoti.urpala
Sun Jan 20 20:34:00 CET 2008

On Sun, 2008-01-20 at 19:25 +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > I specifically talked about "exporting the container-specific codec
> > type information". And Michael said in an earlier message "codec_tag
> > is intended to identify the codec in a container specific way".
> Well, it's not doing a very good job of that.  Being an 'unsigned
> int', it has no chance of representing e.g. matroska codec
> identifiers.  To be generic, it would have to be a pointer/size pair
> like extradata.

That I can agree with. However none of your earlier messages in this
subthread mentioned such implementation decisions. Is this all your
position boils down to?

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