[vlc-devel] What *-caching should we use? (was: LIVE (low latency))

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Apr 17 13:10:35 CEST 2010

Le samedi 17 avril 2010 14:01:51 David Glaude, vous avez écrit :
> Hello,
> We are still trying to get the most stable VLC with low latency. Nowdays we
> try with VLC 1.0.5 waiting for 1.1.0.
> However we fail to see wich *-caching parameter we need to use.
> Our stream is multicast UDP+RTP packet described by an SDP file wich is
> downloaded via http and we are on WIN32 with VLC player (and next come the
> IE pluggin).
> On IRC I was suggested --udp-caching or --rtp-caching but once it was clear
> that LIVE555 was involved we got the advice to go for --rtsp-caching

live is --rtsp-caching; and that's what VLC will use given your SDP. Note that 
10000 ms is really long. You might end up clogging up the buffers.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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