Performance requirements inherent in streaming mpeg2

Christophe Massiot massiot at
Tue May 22 19:07:04 CEST 2001

On Tue, May 22, 2001, Chris Worley wrote:

> > VLC will use stdin if you give "-" as filename.
> I get errors:

OK try with /dev/stdin, then.

> >> Vlc has a streaming network interface (driven by vlms or vls).  When I use the 
> >> network interface, vlc acts like mpeg2dec: plays slowly, won't drop frames.
> > 
> > 
> > That is not normal. However a P200MMX is reaally sloooow.
> It's normal that vlc won't drop frames to try to keep up with wall time?
Well, VLC should skip frames to keep up with the server.

Christophe Massiot.

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