[vlc-devel] Zipped mp4 file and STREAM_CAN_FASTSEEK

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Aug 24 18:22:13 CEST 2011

Le mercredi 24 août 2011 18:59:17 Christopher Mueller, vous avez écrit :
> If seek is disabled the mp4 plugin could not be used because it has to
> build the box structure tree at first. Therefore it needs the seek
> function because it reads the unique identifier of the box and the length
> and then it jumps to the end of each box until it reaches the end of the
> file. If seek is disabled this is not possible and the libavformat mov
> demux must be used because it is designed for streaming and it dosent has
> to read the whole file at the beginning it just has to read until it
> reaches the first mdat box.

Yeah. And so what?

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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