[MPlayer-users] Possible [BUG REPORT] decoding specific type of quicktime

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Tue Jan 4 15:53:12 CET 2005

> I am addicted to 2 things...motocross and linux/opensource computing. I
> have been using mplayer for quite a while now and still haven't been able
> to figure out why every single site that uses quicktime works except for
> transworldmotocross.com. I have tried several configs and even emailed

They are the only ones using uncompressed (I don't call ulaw
compression, sorry) audio in a mov container I guess.

> them asking them what they might be doing differently. Can someone try
> viewing videos from this site and let me know if it works for them or
> offer up a solution. I can see the videos just fine...the sound is just
> way out of sync...too fast. Haven't seen this anywere else.

I attached a patch, but I don't know if it breaks something (well, it
can only break ulaw/alaw audio in mov so who cares actually...).
Did I mention that I think mov is the worst thing constructed in the history of

Reimar Döffinger
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Index: libmpcodecs/ad_alaw.c
RCS file: /cvsroot/mplayer/main/libmpcodecs/ad_alaw.c,v
retrieving revision 1.4
diff -u -r1.4 ad_alaw.c
--- libmpcodecs/ad_alaw.c	21 Sep 2004 20:34:46 -0000	1.4
+++ libmpcodecs/ad_alaw.c	4 Jan 2005 14:52:58 -0000
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
   sh->ds->ss_div = 1; // 1 samples/packet
-  sh->ds->ss_mul = 1; // 1 bytes/packet
+  sh->ds->ss_mul = 2; // ??? 2 bytes/packet
   return 1;

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