[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Several, actually, regarding the QuickTime palette issue in Matroska

Mats Peterson matsp888 at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 16 18:07:21 CET 2015

On 12/15/2015 07:25 PM, Mats Peterson wrote:
> On 12/15/2015 06:51 PM, Mats Peterson wrote:
>> Here is a *suggestion* for how to end the QuickTime palette in Matroska
>> saga. I have created a new file 'qtpalette.c' with a function
>> get_qtpalette(), that will be called from both matroskadec.c and mov.c.
>> So, no more calling into another demuxer to get the palette, and no
>> duplicated code, since it is more or less moved from mov.c to this new
>> file. The mov_parse_stsd_video() function in mov.c is rather heavily
>> modified as a consequence. Now, please forgive me for not splitting it
>> up, but I hope that someone will be able to try it out in spite of this.
>> Mats
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> Once again, test files with palettized video, both QuickTime and
> Matroska, can be found at
> https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3_pEBoLs0faWElmM2FnLTZYNlk
> Mats

I should add that I know squat about the workings of Git, and I don't 
have time or enough motivation to learn all the complexities of it, so I 
would be grateful if anyone of you perhaps some time could create a set 
of proper patches out of what I've done in this archive, if it looks 
sensible enough to you. Thanks in advance.


Mats Peterson

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