[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] matroska in VFW compatibility mode stores dts not pts as timestamps

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Mar 3 23:53:03 CET 2010

On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 10:51:48PM +0100, Aurelien Jacobs wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 10:44:58PM +0100, elupus wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Posted about this in the past
> > http://lists.mplayerhq.hu/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2007-November/038672.html
> > 
> > Anyway, here's an updated patch and a sample in incoming which shows the
> > problem with ffplay.
> > 
> > filename: xvid-ac3-broken-timestamps.mkv
> OK. Patch looks good and actually fix this sample. So applied.
> I hope that all files encoded in VFW compatibility mode actually use
> this scheme.

did our muxer follow it? if not then you have work to do, shouldnt be too hard
though, out of order timestamps -> certainly pts

> BTW, I guess our matroka muxer also needs to be updated to store dts
> in this compatibility mode ? (patch welcome...)

is that compatibility mode mandatory? or can things be stored without
it? because storing just dts is really silly


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