[vlc-devel] Buffering when reading live HTTP streams

Steinar H. Gunderson sgunderson at bigfoot.com
Wed May 30 10:23:57 CEST 2012

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 08:24:27AM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> I'm pretty sure non-free software has the exact same "bug", since it uses
> the same TCP/IP implementations.

FWIW, Flash seems to have no buffering problems; it empties data from its TCP
socket as soon as it arrives.

I can sometimes see a hiccup for some reason (after which the Linux receive
autotuning kicks in and makes the buffer larger).

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