Solution for dropped sound samples.
Jeffrey W. Baker
jwbaker at acm.org
Mon Oct 15 02:33:57 CEST 2001
It seems like vlc likes to live dangerously. It needs to deliver 100ms
worth of audio every time it wakes up, so it sets a usleep timer for
100ms! This doesn't take into account the amount of time actually spent
processing the audio output. On my powerbook, this causes 10-20ms periods
of silence every 100ms.
I propose that instead of sleeping for a fixed amount of time, the audio
output routine should gettimeofday() before and after it sleeps. The
sleep interval should be 100ms, minus the elapsed time, minus 10ms for
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