[Libav-user] Checking an AVStream position

Lucas Soltic lucas.soltic at orange.fr
Sun Apr 6 11:00:02 CEST 2014

Le 5 avr. 2014 à 19:20, wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> a écrit :

> On Sat, 5 Apr 2014 14:45:26 +0200
> Lucas Soltic <lucas.soltic at orange.fr> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm trying to implement seeking support and I want to get a better understanding of what's happening when I seek for one stream.
>> Especially, I suspect that it not seeking only for the requested stream. Does anyone have any clue on this?
>> And more generally, is there a way to check the stream position?
>> I found AVStream.cur_dts but it is not documented so I don't know if this is what I want.
> The cur_dts is below this comment:
>    /*****************************************************************
>     * All fields below this line are not part of the public API. They
>     * may not be used outside of libavformat and can be changed and
>     * removed at will.
>     * New public fields should be added right above.
>     *****************************************************************
>     */
> So you must not use it.
> I guess the way to determine the "stream position" (whatever that is) is
> by looking at the first packet returned by av_read_frame() for the
> stream.

I was afraid this would be the only solution, but thanks :)

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