[FFmpeg-devel] Patch for Trac ticket #2579

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sat May 18 02:14:14 CEST 2013

On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 11:05:03AM -0400, Matt Leotta wrote:
> Attached is a patch that provides one possible solution to Trac ticket
> #2579.  This patch allows "Unknown" streams to be treated as "Data" streams
> which allows downstream users to access the data and process it if they
> know how.  See the Trac ticket for more discussion:
> https://ffmpeg.org/trac/ffmpeg/ticket/2579
> I'm not sure if this is an appropriate solution, but it is one option to
> restore functionality that was previously available in FFmpeg 0.8 and
> before.
> Thanks,
> Matt Leotta

>  mpegts.c |    3 ++-
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 1d327574bb7a5866cc9c84dd63ccd4a619606c45  0001-Allow-Unknown-streams-to-be-treated-as-Data.patch
> From 823f0c7c0d4471a591d379871020818721a3dff2 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Matt Leotta <matt.leotta at kitware.com>
> Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 10:48:25 -0400
> Subject: [PATCH] Allow "Unknown" streams to be treated as "Data".
> In FFmpeg 0.8 and prior, unknown streams were treated as data
> streams, which allowed downstream software to access the data.
> Starting with commit e78d1a59 these unknown streams were marked
> as unknown, which removes access to the data.  This change
> partially reverts e78d1a59 in the special case of unknown streams
> to restore access to these streams.

why does turning unknown streams into data make a difference ?

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in
ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners. -- Vladimir Lenin
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 198 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <http://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/attachments/20130518/f99e152c/attachment.asc>

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list