[vlc-devel] httplive.c: Improvement for Prefetch function?

Łukasz Korbel korbel85 at gmail.com
Thu May 3 22:19:05 CEST 2012

2012/5/2 David Glaude <david.glaude at gmail.com>:
> 2012/5/1 Jeroen Ost <jeroen.ost at gmail.com>
>>> Prefetching an entire 10sec segment in 8mbit on a 10mbit connection takes
>>> a full second and I would like playback to start to in <0.5 sec
> Then do not use 10sec segment, but 2sec segment and it solve your problem
> completely.
> AFAIK, the 10sec is just one example, it is not the mandatory value for all
> HLS content. ;-)
The best solution will be to let stream be read before whole segment
is downloaded. Are they any limitation for this in current code?

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