[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavf/matroskaenc.c: use metadata key/value to set mastering metadata

Dave Rice dave at dericed.com
Mon Apr 4 02:13:42 CEST 2016

> On Apr 3, 2016, at 6:38 PM, Neil Birkbeck <neil.birkbeck at gmail.com> wrote:
> Use "master_display" key/value pair to specify mastering metadata in a
> similar formatting as accepted by libx265 (unless there is some other
> generic way to add side data to a stream from command line).
> Currently, the packet side data propagates from an input file to
> output file if it is transmuxed (mkv -> mkv). Perhaps we want to also
> use this same metadata key in matroskadec to also allow for the
> metadata to propagate during transcoding.
> <0001-lavf-matroskaenc.c-use-metadata-key-value-to-set-mas.patch>_______________________________________________

Wouldn’t it reduce confusion if the proposed MasteringMetadata elements[1] were used rather than rather than storing the same data as Matroska tags?

Dave Rice

[1] as discussed on the CELLAR list https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/cellar/hIKLhMdgTMTEwUTeA4ct38h0tmE

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