[vlc-devel] Re: (no subject)

Sigmund Augdal sigmunau at stud.ntnu.no
Mon Dec 23 19:06:28 CET 2002

> I use a dbox to write the sat mpeg2 stream to my harddrive.
> When i open the *.mpeg2 file with videolan I can always look a little 
> bit of the file wich gets lager while using with vlc.
> Is that a bug or don't support vlc looking unfinished files?
I had a look at the file input code, and from what I could see the file size
is read when the file is opened and is never updated after that. I suspect
this could result in vlc being unable to play a file while it is being
downloaded, or otherwise being created, can anybody confirm this?

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