[vlc-devel] VLC problems with Darkerradio.com Shoutcast stream

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Oct 15 10:12:16 CEST 2009

On Mon, 12 Oct 2009 10:52:24 +0200, Sven Krohlas <sven at asbest-online.de>
> The stream we are talking about can be found at:
>   http://www.darkerradio.com/listen.pls
> Is there anything we can do to fix this? What does --http-continuous
> do exactly?

As far as I know, --http-continuous tries to resume the file download
whenever it stops. This is useful for buggy HTTP servers that return finite
byte ranges for "infinite"/continuous streams. As Kaarlo said, it can break
operation with non-buggy HTTP servers.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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