[FFmpeg-user] parser not found for codec pcm_s16le, packets or times may be invalid.

Peter B. pb at das-werkstatt.com
Wed Nov 23 19:21:57 CET 2011

Nicolas George wrote:
> The warning says that the packets or time _may_ be invalid, not that they
> actually will be.
If packets or timing "may" be invalid, is there any way for me to check

> It seems that your setting does not actually need the information found by
> the parser. For PCM, that could be expected. For ffv1, I guess there are no
> B-frames.
FFv1 is I-frames only.

> This warning seemed like a good idea at the time, but now I realize that
> there are lots of codecs that work fine without a parser even if the format
> thinks it needs one. I will think about it some more.
What is this parser checking for?

> In the meantime, just ignore the warning: if it works, then it means it was
> harmless.
But you know how it is:
If you're used to ignoring warnings, you'll ignore other warnings in the
future, too... ;)
Wouldn't that defeat the purpose of the warnings in the first place?

Thanks for the information,

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