2017-11-23 13:56 GMT+01:00 Jeyapal, Karthick <kjeya...@akamai.com>:
> On 11/23/17, 5:33 PM, "Carl Eugen Hoyos" <ceffm...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>2017-11-23 12:47 GMT+01:00 Jeyapal, Karthick <kjeya...@akamai.com>:
>>> On 11/23/17, 4:21 PM, "Carl Eugen Hoyos" <ceffm...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>2017-11-23 4:37 GMT+01:00  <vdi...@akamai.com>:
>>>>> +    s = x264_encoder_headers(x4->enc, &nal, &nnal);
>>>>> +    if (avctx->profile == FF_PROFILE_UNKNOWN)
>>>>> +        avctx->profile = nal->p_payload[5];
>>>>> +    if (avctx->level == FF_LEVEL_UNKNOWN)
>>>>> +        avctx->level = nal->p_payload[7];
>>>>Why are these conditional?
>>> We didn’t want to overwrite profile and level, if user had already set it.
>>So if x264 changes these values because of contradicting user
>>requests, we write the wrong values into the hls header?
> Yes, that is true.

> We were afraid to set profile and level unconditionally, because we
> thought it could get rejected by maintainers

Very smart, you have learned quickly!
(I wish that wouldn't be the message we send to new contributors...)

> (due to that comment in avcodec.h).

I sent a patch.

> Now, if you suggest us to remove those conditions, we would be
> happy to do it.

I believe other encoders already overwrite it and I believe in this
case it would be a particularly bad idea not to overwrite it.

Carl Eugen
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