[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] mpeg4videodec: silence "Invalid and inefficient vfw-avi packed B frames detected" warning

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Thu Aug 29 21:28:53 CEST 2013

On Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:10:02 +0200
Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org> wrote:

> Le duodi 12 fructidor, an CCXXI, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
> > > Anyway I'm pretty sure no user wants to run a file through ffmpeg
> > > before playing it, just to get rid of the warning.
> > I agree (well not with _noone_ but with something close to that)
> > anyone against applying the patch?
> If the user does not want to see the warning, they can disable warnings.
> It is only printed once, after all, not for all frames like it did at some
> time.

Seeking (resetting the decoder) causes the warning to be printed again.
Disabling warnings is not an option, because warnings are supposed to
signal that something might be wrong.

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