[vlc-devel] [PATCH 3/3] codec: avcodec: add hevc frame dropping

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Jan 16 10:26:35 CET 2016

On Friday 15 January 2016 16:27:50 Francois Cartegnie wrote:
> On too slow decoding, hevc frames are queued
> indefinitvely and the decoder never recovers
> (only outputs late, undisplayed frames) and
> keeps decoding after stream has ended.
> Ex: 60s decoding for a 16s 4K stream and only
> first frames really displayed, then all black.
> Because avcodec has no discardability for hevc
> frames, frame drop is done selectively, and
> sync is done on IFrame (with drop LP if any,
> and can't do it lightly on pyramid/B with refs)

So fix avcodec. That code does not seem to belong here.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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