[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avformat/mov: Disable XMP metadata by default

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Tue Dec 9 21:33:41 CET 2014

On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 12:59:24PM +0000, Vittorio Giovara wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 8:04 AM, wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue,  9 Dec 2014 02:57:01 +0100
> > Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> >
> > It seems very wrong to export this info optionally just because
> > ffmpeg.c is too stupid to handle it correctly.
> Not exporting saves a little bit of memory too, since you have to
> allocate the space where to export this metadata to too.
> We're often talking about more than hundreds of megabytes.

>From that aspect it might make more sense to have a generic
option to not export metadata larger than a certain size for example.
Or some other system.

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