[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Naming patterns for HLS segments

Ilkka Ollakka ileoo at videolan.org
Mon Apr 16 10:28:30 CEST 2012

On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 11:06:43PM +0200, David Glaude wrote:
> +1 this

> Le 13 avril 2012 20:00, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> a écrit :
> > Still, do you really need a linear counter? I would expect you only need a
> > monotonic counter. Then I would much prefer YYYYMMDDhhmmss over Epoch.

> This is much more readable... human browsable.
> It is sufficient if the lenght of a HLS chunck is know in advance and
> not too short (1s or less might introduce problem).
> By listing all the required files, it is rather easy to make a VOD
> version with is a portion of the initial live streaming.

How about just change formatSegmentPath so user could define own
outputformat like %Y-%M-%D-%H%:M.%SS.ts etc? similar that marquee etc use to present
time and title and stuff?

Ilkka Ollakka
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