[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Exporting virtual timelines as stream side data

Rostislav Pehlivanov atomnuker at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 23:12:53 EEST 2018

On 27 March 2018 at 21:01, Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com>

> On 3/27/2018 8:52 PM, Rostislav Pehlivanov wrote:
> > I think we should drop the internal crap if the tools and the API support
> > it. Would also solve a lot of issues like ffmpeg.c not trimming the start
> > frame (so people complain all the time about longer files).
> I personally agree, but I thought I'd be diplomatic about it, since it
> would
> technically be losing a 'feature', since it would no longer Just Work(ish)
> and require user applications to apply timelines themselves - and I figured
> some would argue that point.
> - Derek
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It wouldn't be breaking anything - technically making this part of lavf in
the first place and enabling it by default broke behaviour. API users had
to disable it for which there was no option to do so until after it was
merged, IIRC.

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