[Ffmpeg-devel] global headers

Måns Rullgård mru
Mon Mar 13 23:23:47 CET 2006

Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:

> Hi
> what about letting encoders always generate global headers / set extradata?
> currently it needs CODEC_FLAG_GLOBAL_HEADER to be set, which well, is
> annoying from a encoder - muxer seperation POV
> objections, comments?

That's fine for codecs where using global headers doesn't alter the
format of the stream.  Requiring all muxers needing inline headers to
reassemble the stream seems unreasonable.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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