[openbeosmediakit] Re: 3ivx decoder and Haiku

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosmediakit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 22:27:43 +0200 CEST

"David McPaul" <dmcpaul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The main problem I had was that the new codec code seems to be 
> expecting the avi fourcc to be swapped using B_SWAP_INT32 and this is 
> different to the R5 media kit.

If that's the case, the AVI extractor is likely to be the culprit.

> Seeking seems to not work correctly but I think that is currently an 
> issue with the extractor not yet implementing seeking yet.
> Since the 3ivx decoder handles many different MPEG-4 content it 
> clashes 
> with the avcodec and the codec's it registers for.  Are we looking at 
> adding functionality to let the user choose the decoder using some 
> sort 
> of priority or niceness factor?

IIRC that's the plan, although I don't exactly remember how it was 
planned - we've changed plans at least once there :)
But some sort of priority expressed by the codec would be great anyway.


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