[Matroska-users] mkvalidate should validate the CodecPrivate value

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Thu Sep 29 21:40:44 CEST 2011

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 3:09 PM, Eric Valette <eric.valette at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have mkv files generated by tvheadend that do play well using ffplay, vlc
> or xbmc but that fails using any hardware DMP. I used mkvalidate to find
> possible errors but discovered using mkvinfo that one of the major problem
> is that the CodecPrivate field used for V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC contains only
> garbage.

Yes that would be nice. There are already some codec specific
processing happening. I am not planning to add that soon, but I put
that on my TODO.

Of course patches are always welcome.

> mkvclean or mkvmerge could also fix it while remuxing ;-)

Fixing bogus data is a bit harder to achieve.

Steve Lhomme
Matroska association Chairman

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