[gst-devel] reducing memory usage in avidemux

Tim Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Mon Feb 12 11:25:57 CET 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 12:39 +0100, Stefan Kost wrote:

> I have an avi that is 300 mb. Unfortunately it has 446774 index
> entries. One index entry uses 52 bytes. Therefore the index needs
> 23232248 bytes, .... (snip micro-optimising)
> Any comments?

So that's one index entry for roughly every 700 bytes of data, right?
Couldn't the demuxer just drop every, say, second index entry when it
detects something like this, or does it really need to save all of them?


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