[vlc-devel] Zipped mp4 file and STREAM_CAN_FASTSEEK

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Aug 24 18:32:43 CEST 2011

Le mercredi 24 août 2011 19:26:35 Christopher Mueller, vous avez écrit :
> > 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?
> Just want to help Peter with the understanding why it is not used maybe it
> is helpful do have a problem with that?

I don't know. It sounded like you were trying to get somewhere and get more 
informations from someone.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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