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

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 29 21:44:19 CEST 2013

On Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:31:54 +0200
Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org> wrote:

> Le duodi 12 fructidor, an CCXXI, wm4 a écrit :
> > 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.
> So it is printed once after each seek. How is that a problem?
> It informs about a problem that can have practical consequences (try playing
> this kind of files with a limited CPU) and can be fixed (although not with
> ffmpeg for now). That is exactly what a warning is made for. Simply removing
> it would be idiotic.

The warning is completely meaningless and confusing.

> Regards,

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