[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] H264 parser fix

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu May 20 19:58:30 CEST 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 01:15:17AM -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
> When decoding an H264 stream that uses global headers, you get an endless 
> stream of "non-existing PPS referenced" messages. This message comes from 
> h264_parser.c, and it happens because it's using an H264Context hanging off 
> the AVCodecParserContext, which is separate from the H264Context hanging 
> off the AVCodecContext, and only the AVCodecContext contains the extradata 
> that provides the PPS and SPS.
> This patch is admittedly a hack, but it stops the error. It just checks in 
> the AVCodecContext if the PPS wasn't found in the AVCodecParserContext.

ugly ugly ugly
if iam not mistaken this would be fixed by making the parser work with
mov/mkv ("avc") style h264

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