[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 17/18] avformat/hls: do not care about stream start timestamps

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Jan 1 03:21:46 CET 2014

On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 01:14:31PM +0200, Anssi Hannula wrote:
> While selecting a packet to return to caller in read_packet(), the code
> corrects the timestamps for starting timestamps.
> However, this is wrong, since for live streams the initial timestamps
> might differ just because of the time delay between the retrieval of the
> various Media Playlists.
> Fortunately, spec 6.2.4 mandates that all variant streams must have
> matching timestamps, so we do not need to correct for initial
> timestamps.
> Drop the correction code.
> Note that ID3 and WebVTT MPEGTS timestamps were previously ignored, so
> this code was previously actually needed.

i assume that also older hls "protocol" versions didnt need this
if so patch LGTM


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