[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] input: es_out: differentiate decoded & source audio formats

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Jan 27 16:35:22 CET 2020


The problem is, you can't always give them both. In many cases, the "expected" meta is some kind of codec-specific parameter that might not be extracted by the demuxer/packetizer. So idiots will keep complaining about mismatch no matter what.

And then you have those who'll complain that the decoded and encoded values don't match.

Le 27 janvier 2020 17:07:35 GMT+02:00, Francois Cartegnie <fcvlcdev at free.fr> a écrit :
>Le 27/01/2020 à 15:54, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> That won't change anything w.r.t. to id10t errors. Decoded parameters
>will still be confusing, until/unless they are removed completely (and
>I'd rather close bugs as invalid than conceal some meta).
>And then re-implement everything when people complain they have no more
>info.. We already have people complaining about missing info in the
>Someone decided to create inconsistency by showing aout value for audio
>& original codec for video for some unknown reason.
>That's always the same story: people are looking up for the values that
>$toolname shows. Just give them both, they'll match with the one they
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