[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: OpenDML Read/Write support

Jindrich Makovicka makovick at kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz
Sun Mar 21 19:29:28 CET 2004

D Richard Felker III wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 21, 2004 at 06:16:34PM +0100, Jindrich Makovicka wrote:
>>Tobias Diedrich wrote:
>>>This updated patch now includes Video Property Header support (Among
>>>other things stores aspect ratio).
>>>However neither Window Media Player nor Media Player Classic seem to
>>>support it...
>>Nice, now the aspect encoding goes totally bogus :)
>>When I encode a mpeg2 dvb capture (4:3) and crop to 16:9, the resulting 
>>file is has still 4:3 in the header, and stuff like -noaspect or 
>>specifying aspect in -lavcopts doesn't make any change.
> Arrgg, 1000000000l!!!!! You have to get the aspect from the END of the
> video filter chain, not from movie_aspect!
> Someone remove or fix this brain damage asap!

I vote for the removal, as lavc can encode/decode its own aspect 
headers, and this patch effectively disables already available method of 
specifying the aspect ratio. I already have a working patch with the 
bogus parts commented out with #ifdefs, should I commit?

Jindrich Makovicka

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