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

Sébastien Escudier sebastien-devel at celeos.eu
Thu Oct 2 17:09:57 CEST 2008

Quoting Rémi Denis-Courmont <rem at videolan.org>:

> Using vod
> output for a broadcast makes no sense to me. It just replicates the the exact
> same processing for each and every client.

Right, and I see no other way to achieve this (sending the same broadcast input
to clients, on demand, with vlc).

> > rtp unicast stream have the same problem. So this is not multicast related,
> > but rtp input related.
> That does not answer the question of what happens with another input PLUGIN.

Ok, but I don't know another non seekable, non pausable input plugin.

> RTP fails when the access thread is killed. The bug is in the crappy VoD
> stack, not in RTP. Otherwise VLC would get stuck when using the playlist.

thank you for the explanation.

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