[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] [ISSUE 793] Fix mp3 identification regressions

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje
Wed Feb 4 02:08:26 CET 2009


On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 8:05 PM, Baptiste Coudurier
<baptiste.coudurier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alex Converse wrote:
>> I agree that there needs to be a structural change to the probe API
>> but I don't think requesting more data is the answer. Two megabytes is
>> a lot of data. I think it needs to be allowed to request a seek.
> You cannot seek in a streamed input (pipe, etc ..)

Don't settle for the common denominator, or you wouldn't be able to
detect id3v1. Seeking is indeed the answer. If source can't seek, then
don't seek. :-).


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