[vlc-devel] Re: JVLC & vlc testing status...

Tony Anecito adanecito at yahoo.com
Wed May 16 22:10:32 CEST 2007

Thanks for the reply,
  I look forward to the update on the streaming when I get home tonight.

Filippo Carone <filippo at carone.org> wrote:
  Tony Anecito ha scritto:
> Hi Filippo,
> I got past my jvlc issues and wanted to mention another interesting
> issue. Seems the thread loop in the jvlc.java class was using up a bit
> of CPU. It caused repaints to occur very slowly for the application
> even though the movie did seem okay. I took the logic out and copied
> it to the method that checks if the movie is still running and removed
> the thread. Now I can play multiple movies without the application
> repaints being an issue.

So you moved the check on vout existance in hasVout()?

> This points out the need I mentioned for an event for the end of movie
> to be generated by the vlc code. With the callback it would have
> eliminated the need for the loop in the jvlc code.

Indeed. Pierre is in charge for callbacks, and I'm sure they'll be
available soon.

> Also, we should have an event generated for streaming status for the
> client. You can either get that via a thread checking the internal vlc
> status of how much of the movie has been streamed to the client or
> have vlc use a callback to the java binding every so often sending the
> download status of the movie via http or mms.

I'll test and report what happens.

> Let me know when I can download and test reading a stream via jvlc
> bindings from another server via http or mms at the client. I
> understand the vlm code is being reworked so the jvlc bindings can
> display a movie that is streamed to a client.

It's a matter of a few days ;)


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