[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]lavf/matroskadec: Parse stsd atom in mkv with the appropriate mov function

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 12:10:48 CET 2015

On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 12:03 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
> On Monday 14 December 2015 09:37:22 am Hendrik Leppkes wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 3:40 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at> wrote:
>> > Hi!
>> >
>> > Attached patch based on 3ece3e4c by Martin Storsjö fixes ticket #5071 for
>> > me. I can't see how duplicating the code from mov.c could be acceptable.
>> Personally I found toying with st->priv_data to make it look like
>> being in the MOV demuxer not acceptable.
> Given that ff_mov_read_stsd_entries() is already used outside of the mov
> demuxer and we generally avoid code duplication and the (very short)
> specification of the structure only mentions it is identical to stsd, I
> consider my patch the more acceptable solution.
>> It has the potential for unpredicatble side-effects in the long run.
> If this potential exists, it also exists without this patch.

Just because its already used elsewhere doesn't make it a good idea.

- Hendrik

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