[FFmpeg-user] ffprobe bug in 'interlaced_frame'?

Ted Park kumowoon1025 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 00:28:43 EET 2020

> Assumptions:
> 1, ffprobe's 'interlaced_frame' is the inverse of MPEG2's 'progressive_frame', and
> 2, ffprobe's 'repeat_pict' is identical to MPEG2's 'repeat_first_field', and
> 3, ffprobe's quirks are also ffmpeg's quirks, so this problem applies also to ffmpeg.
> If my assumptions are incorrect,
> 1, What is the correct meaning of ffmpeg's 'interlaced_frame'?
> 2, What is the correct meaning of ffmpeg's 'repeat_pict’?

interlaced_frame is the inverse of progressive_frame if progressive_sequence isn’t 1. Otherwise it is 0 for the sequence.

repeat_pict isn’t a flag, it indicates the number of repeats I think, determined by repeat_first_field, top_field_first, progressive_frame and progressive_sequence

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