[Libav-user] Flushing queued frames

Eric P. Mangold eric at teratorn.org
Mon May 6 22:02:57 CEST 2013

On Mon, May 06, 2013 at 12:42:29PM -0700, Brad O'Hearne wrote:
> I am seeing the following output in the console upon trying to close a codec. 
> [libmp3lame @ 0x10101fe00] 9 frames left in the queue on closing
> What is the proper convention for flushing the codec prior to closing it? 
> Thanks, 
> Brad

I believe the normal convention is to "encode" an empty frame (NULL AVFrame pointer).
If the codec returns a packet, that is a delayed (queued) packet from the encoder.
Repeat until it stops returning packets.


More information about the Libav-user mailing list