[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 3/5] avcodec/mpeg4videode: Eliminate out of loop VOP startcode reading for studio profile

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Thu May 3 22:40:47 EEST 2018

On Thu, May 03, 2018 at 12:58:56AM +0000, Kieran Kunhya wrote:
> >
> > About the past, it appears to me that there is a deeply rooted aversion by
> > some people toward some code. This just doesnt belong here.
> >
> Correct, mpeg4video decoding is some of the least understandable and
> undocumented code in the entirety of libavcodec.
> Decoding spans the following files in a completely crazy way:
> mpeg4videodec.c
> h263dec.c
> ituh263dec.c
> mpegvideo.c

> Lots and lots of undocumented heuristics:
> https://git.videolan.org/?p=ffmpeg.git;a=blob;f=libavcodec/h263dec.c;h=eae29fa438e3b6b5adadbbe5d94363e2303ef7ee;hb=HEAD#l321
> etc.

Can you post a list of these ? (not just "etc")
ill try to look over them and add documentation


Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Many things microsoft did are stupid, but not doing something just because
microsoft did it is even more stupid. If everything ms did were stupid they
would be bankrupt already.
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