[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] commit: broken avi dialog: don't confuse user by asking a binary answer ( Francois Cartegnie )

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Sep 20 21:08:48 CEST 2010

On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 20:56:01 +0200, Francois Cartegnie <fcvlcdev at free.fr>
> Le lundi 20 septembre 2010, vous avez écrit :
>> My next question (to myself) is:
>> "What if VLC modify my file and fail to repair it... Then I feel safer
>> not to ask for a repair."
> Accurate comment.
> From my test: the file is untouched after fixing it. (seems to only
> rebuild 
> index in memory instead of end of avi).
> Could you confirm ?

Of course. That's the only option. I mean, how do you expect the AVI demux
to rewrite its input stream?! The API does not and cannot support such a
thing. How would you rewrite an AVI file stored on a web server anyway?

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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