[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] hls: call avformat_find_stream_info for mpegts subdemuxer

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Sat Nov 5 18:38:58 EET 2016

03.11.2016, 20:34, Andreas Cadhalpun kirjoitti:
> On 03.11.2016 11:18, Anssi Hannula wrote:
>> Andreas Cadhalpun kirjoitti 2016-11-03 02:12:
>>> This fixes probing dts/eac3/mp2 in hls.
>>> The problem was introduced in commit 04964ac311abe670fb3b60290a330f2067544b13.
>>> Also update the fate reference for the fate-segment-mp4-to-ts test.
>> Thanks.
>> Can you point me to some example streams with this issue? (or how to generate one)
> ffmpeg creates these, as I've mentioned in [1], e.g.:
> $ ./ffmpeg -f lavfi -i sine=d=0.1 -strict -2 -c:a dca -f hls dca.hls -y &> /dev/null
> $ ./ffmpeg -f lavfi -i sine=d=0.1 -strict -2 -c:a eac3 -f hls eac3.hls -y &> /dev/null
> $ ./ffmpeg -f lavfi -i sine=d=0.1 -strict -2 -c:a mp2 -f hls mp2.hls -y &> /dev/null
> Then run ffprobe on the created hls files to see the problems.
>> Unfortunately calling avformat_find_stream_info() for sub-mpegts streams is quite
>> bandwidth-heavy (especially if there are many stream variants and/or alternative
>> renditions, and especially now that we no longer clear mpegts AVFMTCTX_NOHEADER
>> flag so that streams like #4930 work) so I tried to avoid that.
>> It is better than doing nothing, though, if we can't find an alternative solution
>> (better slow than not working).
>> I'd first like to try to understand what is happening, though.
> OK. A better solution is always welcome.

Thanks for the examples.

The two follow-up patches fix them for me, can you confirm and/or see anything else?

Anssi Hannula (2):
      avformat/hls: Factor copying stream info to a separate function
      avformat/hls: Fix probing mpegts audio streams that use probing

Anssi Hannula

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