[FFmpeg-user] Decoding continuous stream of I-frame+P/B frames block.

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Nov 13 18:37:22 CET 2014

Anil Jangam <anilj.mailing <at> gmail.com> writes:

> My understanding is that when a new Container object 
> is to be initialized, it always requires an I-frame + 
> subsequent P or B frames to initialize else open fails.

Valid (h264) streams exist that do not contain I-frames, 
only P- (and B-) frames.

I unfortunately don't understand your question, not even 
if it is decoding- or encoding-related.
Could you explain what you are trying to do and what 
doesn't work?

Carl Eugen

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