[vlc-devel] Bug in decoding .h264 and .mp4 files.

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Sat Sep 27 15:09:14 CEST 2008

On 24 sep 2008, at 19:48, deepak chitriki wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am using VLC source code as a reference for my project related to  
> gstreamer/omx multimedia component on Linux platform.
> I found a bug when i tried to play the attached files ( .h264  
> and .mp4 ) using VLC player.The issue here is when i played the  
> files HCBP1_HHI_A.264 and HCBP1_HHI_A.mp4.
> decoder reverses order of frames every 5 frames or so and then VLC  
> sometimes crashes.
> The Expected Result: All frames will be decoded in order.
> Please let me know how to fix this issue and which part of the H264  
> source code should be referred to fix this issue.
> I greatly appriciate your help.

Are you 100% absolutely sure the samples are proper ? There have been  
many frame-order issues with early h264 encoders.

(Justed tested the .mp4 in QuickTime, and it crashed on the sample as  
well.., and i'm quite sure that in the flash before it crashed i  
noticed the same frame order issue.)


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