[FFmpeg-devel] Invalid and inefficient vfw-avi packed B frames detected

compn tempn
Mon Nov 3 04:39:01 CET 2008

On Mon, 3 Nov 2008 04:27:43 +0300, Vladimir Mosgalin wrote:
>Hi Reimar D?ffinger!
> On 2008.11.02 at 19:41:10 +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote next:
>> > I think it would be nice to do one of the following:
>> > 1) Suppress this for avis (but I guess the codec knows nothing about
>> > the container, so this might be a bit difficult :))
>> > 2) Demote it to 'DEBUG' level so it's not that annoying.
>> Since those files (again AFAIK) do not play right that is a bad idea.

after this message was added i noticed blips/tears in the videos

>Eh? I've got tons of files which display this message in recent version
>of mplayer. Not tens, but hundreds; in fact, I think that most older avi
>files display this message. Of course they play back without any
>noticeable issues, and never had any before that message started
>appearing. At some point I became very annoyed and hacked source to
>disable this message.
>+1 for making it DEBUG message..

yes, it gets 2x annoying when using -demuxer lavf
since you get the demuxer message too.


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