[vlc-devel] Bug in HTTP access module

Cyril MATHE cmathe at actech-innovation.com
Fri Mar 6 11:41:36 CET 2009

Le vendredi 06 mars 2009 à 11:27 +0100, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
> I don't understand what you're talking about.
> VLC is always asking for the entire file (or for the entire file starting
> from a certain offset).
> The HTTP protocol specifications requires the server to return the whole
> file in this case. Not doing this will fail the HTTP standard, and break
> pretty much all HTTP clients.

I agree with you that VLC is asking for the entire file. What I' have
said is that some embeded Apache server doesn't return the whole file, I
don't really know why, but just one part of this file. So we need to ask
for the next part when VLC finishes to read the previous part.


Cyril Mathe

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