[vlc-devel] VOD : freeze while the multicast input is not there

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Thu Oct 2 13:18:14 CEST 2008

On Thu, 02 Oct 2008 11:11:18 +0200, Sébastien Escudier
<sebastien-devel at celeos.eu> wrote:
> Here is an issue with vlc vod server.
> When you try to enable a vod media, if the multicast input is not there,
> it can block indefinitely (cannot even quit vlc).

This is not to deny that this would be a bug, but:
This is a minor issue with regards to the sorry general state of the VoD
Also it does not make much sense to use a multicast input in VoD mode.

What happens in broadcast mode?
What happens with another non-seekable, non-pausable input?

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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