[vlc-devel] commit: stream: Add a new method for buffering access:A*Immediate method. (Pierre d'Herbemont )

Remi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Fri Jun 6 11:52:59 CEST 2008

On Thu,  5 Jun 2008 19:17:13 +0200 (CEST), git at videolan.org (git version
control) wrote:
> vlc | branch: master | Pierre d'Herbemont <pdherbemont at videolan.org> |
> May 23 13:28:36 2008 +0200| [5df2e973d079c0a43572cb9b248d226911b4cfbc]
> stream: Add a new method for buffering access: A*Immediate method.
> It is much more efficient regarding latency as it doesn't bufferize more
> than needed, and let the module access take care of that eventually.
> Enable with --use-stream-immediate. We may want to default it.

Using seek instead of dummy read for seekable-but-not-fast accesses is
probably counter-productive. Demuxes are intelligent enough to seek or
dummy read as appropriate.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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