[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Allow mpeg2-ts skip forward/backward

Steve Bennett steveb at workware.net.au
Sun Apr 17 03:01:55 CEST 2011

On 17/04/2011, at 9:16 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 08:40:08AM +1000, Steve Bennett wrote :
>> On 17/04/2011, at 12:52 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 10:01:56AM +1000, Steve Bennett wrote :
>>>> Allow skip forward/backward and display total time for
>>>> mpeg2 transport streams (e.g. dvb-t).
>>>> The (possibly discontinous) embedded PCR is used to estimate the mux
>>>> rate and thus relate the current time index to the current file position.
>>> If I remember correctly, this was a nice patch, but it didn't do the ts
>>> timing correctly (especially after cuts and changes) because that would
>>> need complete parsing of the stream.
>>> The marketing|PR person inside me says that this is better than
>>> nothing...
>>> The geek inside me understands why we don't integrate this yet.
>> If the geek inside you has something specific to improve it, that's great.
>> Otherwise I suggest you listen to everyone who has asked for this and will accept that it is better than nothing.
> Attacking me is not going to help...
> Especially since I am one of the most user-oriented dev around here...

I'm sorry you misunderstood. Perhaps a :-) after that first sentence would help.

I truly mean, if you or anyone can improve my patch I welcome it.
I don't know vlc well enough to do any better myself.


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