[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avformat: Allow forcing use of AVParsers

Ronald S. Bultje rsbultje at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 03:03:26 EEST 2016


On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 7:08 AM, Hendrik Leppkes <h.leppkes at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 12:17 PM, Ronald S. Bultje <rsbultje at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > It was proposed that we could go one step further and do parsing
> > not in the demuxer step (av_read_frame)
> Personally, I use avformat demuxing with a bunch of other decoders
> which might still need the parser to run first to re-package frames on
> proper boundaries, so having the decoders do that instead of the
> demuxers sounds like the wrong approach to me.
> A demuxer should ideally output fully re-constructed packages, and not
> a raw bitstream that still needs re-construction before decoding, at
> least IMHO.

It's a good point, we should support both external-demuxer-lavc-decoder as
well as lavf-demuxer-external-decoder. That wasn't addressed in the current


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