[vlc-devel] commit: Remove block_Realloc() shrinking behavior ( Rémi Denis -Courmont )
md at bts.sk
Tue Sep 29 19:07:34 CEST 2009
On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 17:55:13 +0200 (CEST), git version control wrote
> vlc | branch: master | Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> | Tue
> Sep 29 18:52:26 2009 +0300| [fd4cb4889d55be7d30e3d85cfb406b2814c1655e]
> | committer: Rémi Denis-Courmont
> Remove block_Realloc() shrinking behavior
> * It did not fix the issue with UDP packet loos that brought it in the
> first place (#1919, it was a socket buffer issue),
> * It does not play nice with posix_memalign(),
> * It is slow.
This is a show stopper for both UDP and RTP inputs. Allocating 64 kB blocks of
memory instead of 1316 bytes results in total memory waste of ~700 MB and no
socket buffer will help you if the box starts swapping.
At least for these inputs, the memory needs to be sized properly.
With kind regards,
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