[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec/extract_extradata: zero initialize the padding bytes of the exported extradata
h.leppkes at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 22:57:38 EET 2018
On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 9:52 PM, wm4 <nfxjfg at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Mar 2018 13:31:45 -0300
> James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 3/9/2018 12:47 PM, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
>> > On 3/9/2018 3:22 PM, James Almer wrote:
>> >> Yes, but it's slower, and the buffer is guaranteed to be written to with
>> >> actual data after being allocated.
>> >> This is a filter that may run once per processed packet, so the less
>> >> overhead the better.
>> > Not sure I buy the "speed" argument here, but OK.
>> > - Derek
>> There's really nothing to win zeroing then immediately writing actual
>> data on top of it.
> Except code clarity and robustness?
We use this sort of pattern in all sorts of places where buffers are
read and padded. Its clear enough.
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