[vlc-devel] Re: Question on input_thread_t.stream->p_selected_area.i_tell

Christophe Massiot massiot at via.ecp.fr
Sun Sep 7 22:55:49 CEST 2003

À (At) 2:08 -0700 6/09/03, John Michael Zorko écrivait (wrote) :

>How does one tell what position they're at when reading an MPEG2 PS 
>(i.e. VOB) from disk?  It doesn't use fopen() / fread(), instead 
>opting for a sockets-based approach.  The 
>stream->p_selected_area.i_tell member is only updated during a seek,

This is not true, see src/input/input_ext-plugins.c:612.

>  so what if we never seek i.e. just play?  Can I somehow use the 
>socket handle to get a FILE * to call ftell() with, or some other 
>means of getting the current read pos?

Anyway you can always call lseek(i_handle, 0, SEEK_CUR).

Christophe Massiot.

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