js at linuxtv.org
Fri Aug 19 11:07:12 CEST 2005
hunold at linuxtv.org wrote:
> I stopped to work on the project when I left my former employer. It's in
> the "It works most of the time, but has it's known problems" state.
> Currently it's unmaintained.
> Especially the deumxer is not very fault tolerant and has some design bugs
> wrt. to memory management, ie. it might segfault if too many broken PES
> packets come in.
> I needed to write everything from scratch, because the project had to be
> LGPL software, so I could not take any demuxer from another project.
> The sync code uses the audio PTS to achieve a/v sync. This works very good
> for live streams, but does not work for recordings that well and is
> unusable for trickmodes in recordings.
> The code was written in a hurry, so it's largely undocumented and has
> design flaws. I am not proud of it.
> I don't plan to work on it anymore, or start a new project on that topic,
> because I'm more focussed on h/w decoding solutions now.
Do you mind if I add this statement to the libsoftmpeg README?
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