[x264-devel] X.264 doesn't support multiple slices per frame!!!

Jason Garrett-Glaser darkshikari at gmail.com
Sun Jan 18 02:04:59 CET 2009

2009/1/17 Hadi Hadizadeh <hadi.hadizadeh at hotmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Someone says that X.264 doesn't support multiple slices per frame. But is it
> true?

Asking four separate times isn't going to change the answer: it
doesn't, but there is a patch.  Check the mailing list archives.

> I think it is strange because if there was only one slice per frame, then by dropping a NAL unit (due to channel errors), then the whole frame would be lost!

If you lose a NAL unit, every single frame until the next IDR is
corrupted.  Slicing does very little to mitigate this.

Dark Shikari

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