[Speex-dev] Serial number in OGG stream

Conrad Parker conrad at metadecks.org
Tue Sep 13 21:47:09 PDT 2011

On 14 September 2011 12:41, Chandrashekar, Prasad Bylahalli (Prasad)
<Prasad.Chandrashekar at lsi.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>    I am using the OGG stream format for the speex output and what does the
> serial number signifies in it? because in speex it is set to a random
> number.

yes it should be set to a random number when a new stream is started.

It is just a unique identifier within a multitrack file, eg. if you
had a speex audio track multiplexed with a theora video track, they
would need different ogg serial numbers. It doesn't matter what the
actual numbers are (they don't signify anything), just that they are


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