[vlc-devel] Buffering when reading live HTTP streams

Robert Forsman bob.forsman at ericsson.com
Mon May 14 17:09:35 CEST 2012

On Sat, 12 May 2012 17:41:46 -0400
"Steinar H. Gunderson" <sgunderson at bigfoot.com> wrote:

> You can see an example of this pathological behavior here; the x axis is
> seconds (since midnight); note how the window consistently and often goes to
> 0, and then goes back up again once VLC reads from the buffer (although that
> message takes ~150 ms to reach the client due to network delay -- not shown
> on the graph)
>   http://home.samfundet.no/~sesse/window.png
> Here's a more typical, but still not ideal run -- things mostly go okay,
> until it starts getting behind:
>   http://home.samfundet.no/~sesse/window2.png

I assume that just increasing the buffering on the server side doesn't
solve the problem.

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