[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/4] tty: disable extension matching

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Aug 8 21:42:28 CEST 2013

On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 03:17:04AM +0200, wm4 wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Aug 2013 03:06:05 +0200
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 01:04:37AM +0200, wm4 wrote:
> > > This demuxer isn't very useful and causes more trouble than it solves.
> > > In psrticular, it matches .txt files too eagerly. It should be left to
> > > the application what to do with text files, and ana pplication shouldn't
> > > be forced to blacklist libavformat fringe demuxers.
> > 
> > Can you elaborate on the problem ?
> > what does the application do with .txt files if they are not sucked
> > up by tty ?
> In my case, this prevented a fallback to an old builtin MPL2 subtitle
> parser to fail. I can also see other things that are stored in text
> files and which the application might want to handle itself, like
> playlists.

> On the other hand, I see no reasonable argument why libavcodec
> should render text files as video. There are much better ways to view
> text files.

iam not sure about the lack of use cases
anyone else has any oppinons ?
if no then ill apply this in a few days

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