[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 1/5] avformat/tty: Remove .txt from the extensions as it more likely is not a multimedia related file

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 00:42:27 EEST 2018

On 9/11/18, Carl Eugen Hoyos <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2018-05-12 18:33 GMT+02:00, Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc>:
>> Iam not sure if this is a good idea or not but it may make some
>> attacks harder. So throwing this out for discussions ...
> I am definitely not objecting but I doubt that this patch can make
> any attack harder.
> The main "advantage" of the patch imo is that it stops FFmpeg
> from decoding txt files.

FFmpeg can still decode txt files, just not automatically.

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