[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] avcodec/avcodec.h: Add encryption info side data

Jacob Trimble modmaker at google.com
Tue Jan 9 03:03:32 EET 2018

On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 11:40 AM, Jacob Trimble <modmaker at google.com> wrote:
>> I'd assume we'd wait with applying this until the mp4 patch that uses
>> it is reviewed. I'm fine with this patch and I think it can be pushed
>> as it is, although I just noticed an APIchanges entry and minor version
>> bump is actually missing. You could add them when sending the final
>> patch set.
> Added APIchanges entry and version bump.
>> The format of teh side data should be choosen so that demuxers and encoders
>> producing it can interoperate with muxers and decoders consuming it.
>> Please correct me if iam wrong but if some containers can store more than
>> others, then the "other" containers would not use that extra information nor
>> set it but it could still be using a compatible representation for interoperability
> Well I guess I can do the same thing for this as for the
> frame-specific encryption info.  There will be a user-friendly struct
> for accessing it and a binary format that will be stored in the side
> data.  This will allow different (de)muxers to use the data in a
> generic way.
>> These should be checked against size, making sure the data is consistent
> Done.  Also added addition overflow checking.
> On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 2:42 PM, James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This being in libavutil, the two functions using AVPacket should be
>> changed to take and return a byte array instead, that the caller
>> manually either got from side data, or will afterwards adds as side data.
> Done.

Noticed some bugs when integrating with my other changes.
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