[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/4] vlc_stream.h: add some STREAM_GET_* requests

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Apr 16 18:07:05 CEST 2012

Le lundi 16 avril 2012 18:59:44 Frederic YHUEL, vous avez écrit :
> I might be dumb but I don't know what you're talking about. We had a
> irc discussion about threading and deadlocks, and a discussion on this
> ML, the thread "Getting stuck in stream_Read()", but in both cases...
> you didn't say that is was wrong to use HTTP access in a
> stream_filter, and you did not (a fortiori) provide a solution.

I never provided a solution because I do not have one on top of my head.
Since I did not introduce the feature nor did I merge it, I have no moral 
obligation to find a solution and provide it or whatever you like.

> >> So that means HLS is wrong in this regard? What about DASH?
> > 
> > Yes both.
> Ok so we are doomed :-)

This is not funny. I am rather fed up with people introducing new features 
without proper design and then relying on Laurent or I to clean after them (or 
simply not caring at all).

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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