[vlc-devel] Buffering when reading live HTTP streams

Steinar H. Gunderson sgunderson at bigfoot.com
Sun May 13 11:04:50 CEST 2012

On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 11:29:05AM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>>> If you disable pace control, VLC will assume that it can read data at
>>> whatever rate it feels like from the stream.
>> Don't you mean the opposite? I thought the problem was that since the HTTP
>> access says “yes, I can ask the source to back off [or even pause]”, VLC
>> only reads at exactly the speed it feels like.
> Right.

So, I guess my question then is: Exactly why does the timing go haywire if 
I turn off pace control? And is there anything to do about it?

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