[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/2] lavf/matroska: Add functions for WebM DASH Manifest

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 7 20:32:06 CEST 2014

On Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:27:22 -0700
Vignesh Venkatasubramanian <vigneshv at google.com> wrote:

> >> +static int webm_dash_manifest_read_packet(AVFormatContext *s, AVPacket *pkt)
> >> +{
> >> +    return AVERROR_EOF;
> >> +}
> >
> > Shouldn't this return packets? Maybe I'm misunderstanding the purpose
> > of this code.
> >
> the point of this demuxer is to read certain metadata and pass it
> along to the muxer so that it can generate the manifest XML. for this
> purpose, it does not have to read any packets from the file at all,
> just the headers will do. so we don't return any packets.

I see... well, I hope there will be a ffmpeg native demuxer for this
too? Maybe it could be made a condition for merging the muxer.

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