[vlc-devel] RFC decoder b_pace_control field
funman at videolan.org
Sat Feb 15 18:44:04 CET 2014
On 02/15/14 14:41, Denis Charmet wrote:
> It looks like avcodec module silently drop video frames.
The first step should be to add an error message in these cases IMO.
> While looking
> at it I found out that it checks for p_dec->b_pace_control which is only
> set in src/misc/images but not in src/input/decoder.c
> Shouldn't there be something like that in decoder_New
> --- a/src/input/decoder.c
> +++ b/src/input/decoder.c
> @@ -289,6 +289,8 @@ static decoder_t *decoder_New( vlc_object_t
> *p_parent, input
> return NULL;
> + p_dec->b_pace_control = var_GetBool( p_input, "can-rate" );z
> return p_dec;
> Or am I missing the whole point of this flag?
According to Ilkka this is an old hack that is only used by avcodec and
ignore late frames when decoding a single picture.
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