[vlc-devel] Request: Recognize the ".264" filename suffix (the same way as ".h264")

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Fri Jan 21 12:00:06 CET 2011

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 06:46:02PM -0800, Ross Finlayson wrote :
>> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 04:11:02PM -0800, Ross Finlayson wrote :
>>>  VLC (v1.1.5) currently recognizes H.264 Video Elementary files with the
>>>  filename suffix ".h264".  In future versions, could you please handle the
>>>  filename suffix ".264" the same way?
>> Well, the reason it doesn't is that the h264 demuxer doesn't check
>> strongly enough the fact it is or not a .h264 stream. Patches are
>> welcome though.
> For now, all I was asking is that VLC handle filenames with the ".264" 
> suffix the same way that it currently handles filenames with the ".h264" 
> suffix.  Yes, better data checking would certainly be a good idea, but at 
> least for now it would seem reasonable to make the same 'guess' about a 
> ".264" filename suffix that you currently make about a ".h264" suffix.

--demux h264

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
+33 672 704 734

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