[FFmpeg-devel,2/2] lavf/mov: document the dvh1 codec switch based on hvcC availability

Submitted by Jan Ekström on Dec. 3, 2018, 1:19 a.m.

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Message ID 20181203011919.8354-2-jeebjp@gmail.com
State New
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Jan Ekström Dec. 3, 2018, 1:19 a.m.
---
 libavformat/mov.c | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/libavformat/mov.c b/libavformat/mov.c
index ec57a05803..497790522f 100644
--- a/libavformat/mov.c
+++ b/libavformat/mov.c
@@ -1903,6 +1903,11 @@  static int mov_read_glbl(MOVContext *c, AVIOContext *pb, MOVAtom atom)
     if (ret < 0)
         return ret;
     if (atom.type == MKTAG('h','v','c','C') && st->codecpar->codec_tag == MKTAG('d','v','h','1'))
+        /* HEVC-based Dolby Vision derived from hvc1.
+           Happens to match with an identifier
+           previously utilized for DV. Thus, if we have
+           the hvcC extradata box available as specified,
+           set codec to HEVC */
         st->codecpar->codec_id = AV_CODEC_ID_HEVC;
 
     return 0;