[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avformat/utils: Discard huge timestamps which would cause overflows if used in basic computations

Michael Niedermayer michael at niedermayer.cc
Wed Oct 26 20:47:09 EEST 2016

On Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 11:54:00PM +0200, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Allowing larger timestamps makes it impossible to calculate basic things like the
> difference of 2 timestamps or their sum without checking each individual computation for
> overflow.
> This should avoid a significant number of overflow checks
> Fixes Ticket5136
> Signed-off-by: Michael Niedermayer <michael at niedermayer.cc>
> ---
>  libavformat/utils.c | 6 ++++++
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)


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