[vlc-devel] How does VLC pause while streaming?

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Mon Jan 5 17:05:31 CET 2009

On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 04:03:32PM -0000, Smart, Gary wrote :
> I'm under the impression that VLC pauses by buffering in memory
> (sustainable for only short periods).  I wish to be able to pause mp4
> streaming for extended periods (e.g. half and hour) and then resume
> playing from the paused position.  Does anyone have any experience of
> perhaps configuring the VLC to write the input stream directly to disk
> in mp4 format and modifying the VLC to play directly from the mp4 file
> rather from the stream?

Did you try the timeshifting modules?

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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