[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] mkv 0-byte integer parsing

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Sep 7 22:14:02 CEST 2010

On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 10:09:18PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 10:10:03PM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 10:00:01PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > we could add a branch for that
> > > maybe ffmpeg-not_working?
> > > or even a compile time option in main svn? i wouldnt mind ...
> > 
> > Or a runtime option like "-strict 1"? Or do you think it's a bad
> > idea to use it for that (not sure if it even exists for libavformat)
> > or it should only be done for a higher value?
> iam unsure if its the right field
> what you seem to want is more some kind of bitstream verifier than a strict
> spec conformance decoder. (specs generally dont mandate behavior for non
> compliant input)

error_recognition is also a similar field that could be used but i too am not
sure if its completely semantically matching here

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Many things microsoft did are stupid, but not doing something just because
microsoft did it is even more stupid. If everything ms did were stupid they
would be bankrupt already.
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