[vlc-devel] [RFC] Option whitelisting policy
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Tue Sep 23 10:32:29 CEST 2008
On Tue, Sep 23, 2008, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le mardi 23 septembre 2008 00:29:22 Antoine Cellerier, vous avez écrit :
> > > > add_integer( "http-caching", 4 * DEFAULT_PTS_DELAY / 1000, NULL,
> > > > CACHING_TEXT, CACHING_LONGTEXT, true );
> > > > + change_safe();
> > >
> > > I'm not sure that a good idea to let this option available as safe !!
> > Why? (either all the caching options are safe, or all are unsafe ... but
> > there has to be some sort of consistency)
Yes it should not exist. I will modify the input clock to properly auto
compute the caching needed.
But well it will take a bit of time before it is done, and for the time
being it is needed.
Anyway, I agree with Rémi that this parameter can be dangerous with too high
value (it depends on the bitrate) as it can use all your memory.
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