[vlc-devel] [PATCH 05/48] hls: Don't reload main playlist

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at videolan.org
Tue Jan 10 13:05:10 CET 2012

On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 11:59 AM, Luc Saillard <luc.saillard at sfr.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 11:40:04AM +0100, Jean-Paul Saman wrote:
>> NACK not reloading the main playlist file sounds like bad idea. Anyway
>> for sessions based HLS live streaming servers like wowza this has
>> already been solved.
>> What did you try to solve here?
> Because main playlist never changed if it's a multi-stream. Some HLS server
> set cookie on the main playlist. So if you request severall time the main
> playlist, a new cookie is always generated. You must reload sub-playlist, not
> the main one. Note that the player use in the iPhone and android 4.x don't
> reload this playlist as well.
> Why do you want to reload the main playlist, and increase load on the server
> ?

This issue has been addressed already in current master and 1.2.0
branch. So applying your patch is not possible anymore.

Kind regards,

Jean-Paul Saman.
> Luc
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