[FFmpeg-devel] Why the tag “DURATION” is a necessity in Matroska files?
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Fri Jun 16 13:55:30 EEST 2017
On Fri, 16 Jun 2017 02:32:10 +0200
21naown at gmail.com wrote:
> I would like to know why the tag “DURATION” in Matroska files (.mkv) is
> a necessity? Even mkvmerge lets the choice to use it or not with
> “--enable-durations”, in addition it is written “Write durations for all
> blocks. This will increase file size and does not offer any additional
> value for players at the moment.” (source
> Possibly linked to
As far as I'm aware, the linked commit does not do the same thing as
the mkvmerge option you pointed out.
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