[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Patch to fix bug #1532, and improve http seek times.

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Fri Jun 13 17:45:58 CEST 2008

Le vendredi 13 juin 2008 18:21:37 Bill C. Riemers, vous avez écrit :
> The reason for marking it as fast seek is simply because that is
> necessary to fix bug 1532.
> Anything that is not marked fast seek, can not be read as an AVI without
> an error...

I'm afraid that's a bug in the AVI demux. There are other non-FASTSEEK 
accesses (FTP for instance). Working around the problem in HTTP is not the 
solution. That is not to say that speeding up HTTP seeks is bad, but...

> However, I will take this as a challenge.   I have already thought of a
> way to make http seek a non-blocking operation.
> I just didn't see a good reason to implement it...

> I'll revise the patch so http seek is non-blocking, then all should be
> good.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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