[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] mencoder precised/exact seeking

Rich Felker dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Apr 12 03:39:09 CEST 2007

On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 05:57:10PM -0700, Trent Piepho wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Apr 2007, Sam Wong wrote:
> > This patch makes EDL seeking, -ss change to use the new code when
> > -hr-edl-seek is enabled.
> In some cases, it might not be desirable to have the edl code skip frames.

This is definitely not acceptable if it's not controllable.

> Some filters, like inverse telecine type fitlers, like to see every frame
> in order since they look for patterns in the frames.  The current edl code
> sends every frame to the filter stack during a skip, so the filters do
> not see any breaks.
> Of course this is very slow, and most filters don't care about missing
> frames, so your patch is an improvement in almost all cases.

It's not. There's a correct way to do skipping involving vfctls, where
the softskip filter is inserted after all the filters that need to see
all frames. Copy that code.


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