[vlc-devel] Zipped mp4 file and STREAM_CAN_FASTSEEK

Peter Tap ptrtap at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 24 17:15:36 CEST 2011

Thank you for your help. Didn't realize that there is some other module that could handle mp4 data.

Is there a way to see the pipeline that VLC builds for a particular input?


From: Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:21 AM
Subject: Re: [vlc-devel] Zipped mp4 file and STREAM_CAN_FASTSEEK

On Tue, 23 Aug 2011 23:31:42 -0700 (PDT), Peter Tap <ptrtap at yahoo.com>
> When I examine modules/stream_filter/decomp.c:244, function Control
> returns "false" for STREAM_CAN_SEEK and STREAM_CAN_FASTSEEK. However, if
> look at modules/demux/mp4/mp4.c:305, it appears if STREAM_CAN_FASTSEEK
> false, MP4 plugin cannot be used.
> I don't understand this. Why am I able to still see the video in vlc?

Fallback to another plug-in, probably libavformat.

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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