[vlc-devel] Can VLC wait for an I-Frame?

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 10:12:25 CET 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:39 PM, jboileau <jboileau at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is it possible to configure VLC so that it does not display P-Frames until
> the first I-Frame? As you may know, displaying P-Frames without the first
> I-Frame will display a partly filled screen with a bright green color where
> missing information would appear. For our application we read an RTSP stream
> and it can occasionnaly start in the middle of a GOP. We would rather have
> nothing displayed for less than a second (our GOPs is 15 for an fps of
> 25) than an incomplete frame with green until an I-Frame is received.

There is no option for it. Patches are welcome.

Kind regards,
Jean-Paul Saman
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