[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec, avutil: allow more control about how samples are skipped

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sun Sep 28 02:30:39 CEST 2014

On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 04:47:09PM +0200, wm4 wrote:
> Add CODEC_FLAG2_SKIP_MANUAL (exposed as "skip_manual"), which makes
> the decoder export sample skip information via side data, instead
> of applying it automatically. The format of the side data is the
> same as AV_PKT_DATA_SKIP_SAMPLES, but since AVPacket and AVFrame
> side data constants overlap, AV_FRAME_DATA_SKIP_SAMPLES needs to
> be introduced.
> This is useful for applications which want to do the timestamp
> calculations manually, or which actually want to retrieve the
> padding.

patch should be ok

> ---
> I'm doing this because my timestamps are doubles, and can't be
> expressed in integer timebases. I also think libavcodec shouldn't
> mess with timestamps at all, just pass them through.

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