[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Demux all parts of concatenated H.264.

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Jan 22 17:04:08 CET 2012

On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 02:49:14PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 03:45:21PM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 11:14:27AM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > > We may or may not be able to play the latter parts
> > > but not demuxing at all seems like the worst possible behaviour.
> > > Fixes playback of e.g.
> > > http://playlist.yahoo.com/makeplaylist.dll?sid=128114687&sdm=web&pt=rd
> > > As a proper solution either multiple video streams should
> > > be exported or side data should be used to update extradata
> > > if necessary.
> > 
> > what effect does this patch have on #2069
> > (see adc7305424187bf58516d73a368e569e9d7dcdb9) ?
> I complained already back then at that issue that the "fix"
> consisted of changing from "plays with artefacts" to "does not play at
> all". I have never considered such a thing a "fix", personally I'd even
> call it "worse bug" though I admit that is debatable.
> Maybe checking whether the extradata is actually the same would work
> at at least not break files that played perfectly before (like above),
> but it seems like overkill to me.

If you think its better with the patch than without then please apply

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

It is what and why we do it that matters, not just one of them.
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