[Matroska-devel] Enforcing 32-bit alignment of dwSequenceHeader in MPEG2VIDEOINFO Structure

Михаил Мацнев mike at haali.net
Tue Oct 14 14:13:36 CEST 2008

Tom Altamer wrote:
>   I am using Haali splitter to source compressed video data to our Video 
> Decoder card. The driver for the card is an AVStream mini-driver which 
> will appear as Directshow decoder through KSProxy. I have observed that 
> whenever Haali splitter gives a sequence header, the size of which is 
> not a multiple of 4 byte the KSProxy refuses to establish connection. I 
> have seen similar problem in MP4 Splitter of Media Player Classic but it 
> was resolved when we fixed to give a sequence header size of 4 byte 
> multiple by zero padding. The DirectShow documentation states sequence 
> header should have 32-bit alignment.
>   It was a very easy fix in MP4 splitter but unfortunately I could not 
> do the same with Haali splitter (no source code available). I was 
> wondering that whether we can have a release of Haali Splitter with this 
> fix which would make it work with hardware video accelerators using KSProxy.
No problem, I'll include the padding in the next release.

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