[vlc-devel] [PATCH] es_out: merge es->i_id with es->fmt.i_id
thomas at gllm.fr
Fri Aug 17 15:07:06 CEST 2018
On Fri, Aug 17, 2018, at 15:00, Francois Cartegnie wrote:
> Le 17/08/2018 à 14:43, Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > Should we identify an ES track with a uint64_t that is always
> > incremented from the es_out ?
> > This will allow to either:
> > - select a track via the original fmt.i_id (for advanced users via
> > params/libvlc only, this doesn't prevent es id collision) - select a track with this unique uint64_t id (this will be the id
> > propagated via input events).
> I don't see why an uint32_t counter would be less prone to overflow than
> uin64_t in our use case
If you end up creating more than 4.2949673E9 ES tracks, I think something is wrong (sample is an exploit?) and the input should be terminated right away.
Could you propose other solutions ?
> Francois Cartegnie
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