[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/4] libmp4: Parse StraBox and SmooBox

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Jun 27 15:07:56 CEST 2012

Le mercredi 27 juin 2012 15:46:33 Frederic YHUEL, vous avez écrit :
> If avformat is used, we would get the error: "moov atom not found". It
> is the end of the world?
> avformat is used only if Open() returns VLC_EGENERIC, in VLC's MP4
> demux, as far as know. Or if we force it.
> If I write code to build a genuine moov box, by the time I finish,
> Smooth Streaming would be completely dead :-)

I'm not saying you should synthetize a moov box. I am saying you should not 
synthetize anything.

> Besides, that design has been approved by j-b two months ago. I'm not
> saying he is stronger or anything, but I don't have time to change
> everything every quarter :-s

Actually Laurent knows best how the MP4 demux works. But in my understanding, 
private communication between plugins is done with private control requests, 
NOT with in-band data. I already told you that months ago.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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