[FFmpeg-user] m3u8 seeking issues

Louis Letourneau lletourn49 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 18:10:15 EEST 2016

>On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 10:59 AM, Moritz Barsnick <barsnick at gmx.net> wrote:
> "broken seeking" = "incorrect frame"? (You use both wordings, which is
> fine - I just want to be sure.)

Yes exactly. I've been running a bunch of checkouts, build, test since
yesterday, it might explain my wording lapses.

> > I've searched master but can't find a commit on which seeking works as
> > expected.
> That would mean that it was only ever "fixed" (even if by accident) on
> branch 3.1, while the issue remains on master?

It has to be a side effect of another commit because
git diff 9884f17..309fa24 libavformat/hls.c

yields no difference between the master commit and the branch commit (as

> Then the actual causes for the issues need to be understood, not just
> the commits. ;-) (I'm not volunteering, I don't understand the code.)

I think so too but I don't understand the code either.

Just a side not, I mentioned it already but, if the m3u8 is converted
(codec copy) to mp4, seeking and counting frames works in all these

BTW, thanks a lot guys for taking the time

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