libdvdcss again

Samuel Hocevar sam at
Thu Jul 5 13:30:37 CEST 2001

On Thu, Jul 05, 2001, Gildas Bazin wrote:

> As libdvdcss api is working with blocks (sectors) instead of bytes, I
> was just thinking that it would maybe make more sense to change the
> specification for dvdcss_readv a little bit.
> Instead of having iovec structures where the iov_len field is the
> length in BYTES of the iovbase buffer, iov_len could be the length in
> BLOCKS (or sectors) of the buffer.

   Unfortunately the Unix kernels rely on iov_len to be in bytes, so
we couldn't use the accelerated readv call and we'd have to use a lame
readv replacement like in the Win32 version :-)


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