[vlc-devel] macosx: caching problem in 0.9.2

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Tue Sep 16 12:31:36 CEST 2008

Yes i noticed this as well. The performance of the mmap module seems  
significantly less then that of the file module, where it concerns  
read-a-head and pre-caching. post-caching works briljantly, but only  
few people will use that of course.


On 16 sep 2008, at 03:29, Max Amanshauser wrote:
> Hi!
> Playing content over smb over WLAN results in audio (always) and video
> (sometimes) stuttering, every couple of seconds. Bandwidth and latency
> however are quite good. The messages window contains many entries like
> this: http://pastebin.com/f57899086
> In 0.8.6 stuttering was generally resolved by increasing the caching
> value for the File Access Module. In 0.9.2 this has no effect at all.
> In 0.8.6 playback is delayed slightly after starting, because the
> cache is being filled; in 0.9.2 no such behaviour is observed and the
> stuttering continues.
> This evidence makes me believe that the caching setting for File is
> simply ignored. If there is a better explanation for the stuttering,
> please do tell.

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