[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] -oac copy with ac3 sound and lavf ts demuxer issues (Was: Re: [MEncoder-users] Video/Audio asynchronous)
michaelni at gmx.at
Sat Feb 24 19:14:56 CET 2007
On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 06:41:42PM +0100, Matthias Hopf wrote:
> > > > note dwSampleSize MUST be 0 for VBR streams
> > >
> > > I think I understand *that* part of avi...
> > >
> > > - If the dwSampleSize is 0, then it's VBR stream, so its bitrate
> > > isn't constant. It means that 1 chunk stores 1 sample, and
> > > dwRate/dwScale gives the chunks/sec value.
> > >
> > > So how can I check the chunk size? One AC3 frame is 1152 in this
> > > case (384kbit/s), but where is this stored?
> > well you can easily find the size in bytes of each chunk, just search for
> > 00dc the size is the 32bit int afterwards after that comes the next chunk
> No, I mean in which field in codec or sh_aud I can find this value.
> I have the AC3 spec at hand and have already written my own
> demultiplexer ;)
well i dont know, id look at the avi muxer code to see what it gets and
then backtrace that ... :)
> > also the chunk sizes and their content MUST match from what lavf gives
> > mencoder and what mencoder stored in the stream copy case with vbr, this
> > is what i suspect will not be true and likely what causes the problems
> > mencoder is full of hacks to workaround its own bugs sadly they break
> > fatally if correct data is feeded to it ...
> I guess so. Unfortunately I don't know how it should behave in the first
> place, so I've got difficulties to fix this correctly.
well i dont know that either (the problem is not the avi spec but rather
what will be accepted by the microshitty players), maybe you could try
ffmpeg or mencoder + lavf muxer and test if the output works with whatever
player you have if it does work then the lavf rate/scale is likely correct
and the issues are somewhere else (maybe in the avi muxer in mencoder)
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