[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [PATCH] asf demuxer changes for dvr-ms

Nico Sabbi nicola_sabbi at fastwebnet.it
Sat Apr 7 20:40:18 CEST 2007

John Donaghy wrote:
> Hi
> Is there any progress with the status of this patch? No pressure - just
> asking!
>> This patch enhances the ability of the asf demuxer to play dvr-ms files.
>> It does the following:
>> 1) Removes the need to parse the video stream to find frame boundaries.
>> 2) Correctly locates video keyframes in the container
>> 3) Uses the dvr-ms timestamps in the replicated data
>> 4) Improves seeking in dvr-ms files
>> 5) Detects most ac3 audio stream from the container

too many topics and there's some cosmetics too; can you split them by 
topic, please?

>> Regarding 5) as discussed previously on this list a better solution
>> would be to examine the audio stream because there is one known sample
>> where it is impossible to determine the audio format from the
>> container alone. However the method in this patch has been widely
>> tested by several people and generally works. I will probably submit a
>> future patch that does examine the audio stream to determine the type
>> (which can only be ac3 or mp2 in dvr-ms files).
>> If required, I can post some samples that dont play correctly with the
>> SNV version - but where on ftp.mplayerhq.hu do I post them these days?
>> John


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