[vlc-devel] Bug in HTTP access module

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Mar 6 13:30:38 CET 2009

On Fri, 06 Mar 2009 11:41:36 +0100, Cyril MATHE
<cmathe at actech-innovation.com> wrote:
> 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.

Several people have complained that VLC is doing too _many_ HTTP requests
already, and needlessly stressing servers. I am against adding any hack
that would further add requests, especially to work around bugs in other
people's code.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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