[MPlayer-dev-eng] vbr mp3 runtime

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Thu Sep 1 00:24:06 CEST 2011

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 04:49:37AM +0200, Ingo Brückl wrote:
> compn wrote on Sun, 28 Aug 2011 20:31:22 -0400:
> > On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 01:52:15 +0200, Ingo Brückl wrote:
> >>Seems to work just fine.
> > have you tried it with an mp3 file and a fuzzer (like zzuf) to make
> > sure it doesnt crash or leak mem etc?
> Currently it's just a feasibility study. I won't put work into it until I
> know that it will be accepted in principle.

However exactly that is exactly the problem.
After the last time such stuff was added it ended up with about
one major security hole per line (and lots of lines of code)
I am seriously doubting that it's a good idea.
It's possible to just prefer lavf demuxer for those files.
No idea if there's any reason not to.

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