[vlc-devel] Glitching at start of MPEG2 streams

Ilkka Ollakka ileoo at videolan.org
Tue Mar 18 13:18:55 CET 2014

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 11:32:14AM +0000, Alex Woods wrote:
> Hi,

> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 08:10:27PM +0200, Ilkka Ollakka wrote:
> > I didn't yet have time to check actual code, but yes, there has quite a
> > lot of code to work-around old libavcodec issues in past that nobody
> > just didn't check again and remove.

> The original commit for the code is here:
> http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commitdiff;h=eaefb8508dba22fb04193241347a072caac34cf1;hp=59df84393165bc327fca9ba45dd280793a3bfe48

> It suggests the first frame of the stream was getting dropped. I'm not
> seeing any evidence of a frame getting dropped without this code, but I
> have no idea how to recreate the conditions it was originally getting
> seen in. Is my best bet to mail the author (Laurent Aimar) direct to see
> if he recalls?

I think we could just drop that code block as it's 10 year old, as I
think most of those things are most likely fixed now (specially if you
don't see it anymore with current builds).

Ilkka Ollakka
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