[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] Fixing HLS on win32

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Feb 28 13:24:53 CET 2012

On Sun, 26 Feb 2012 23:00:33 +0100 (CET), git at videolan.org (Hugo
Beauzée-Luyssen) wrote:
> vlc | branch: master | Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen <beauze.h at gmail.com> | Sun
> 26 22:57:59 2012 +0100| [b7d96d26c43aa489400b6755d8c90ede9a25cc1a] |
> committer: Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen
> Fixing HLS on win32
> Removing m3u8 from the extensions to demux shortcut list. This was
> preventing the TS demux to be used. Instead, the M3U8 importer was used.


m3u8 is UTF-8 m3u. Detecting text-based playlist formats is hard and
unreliable. A M3U list can start with a path, in other words virtually
_anything_. This hack is actually needed here, it is not just an
optimization!!! Please revert.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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