[vlc-devel] [PATCH] input/stream_demux: pace control

Frédéric Yhuel yhuelf at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 14:15:22 CEST 2012

Thanks for your answer Rémi.

On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> The stream_demux is paced by its input FIFO, and the FIFO is paced by the the
> parent demux. No thanks.

The problem is that it is not easy to pace the parent demux, in my case.

Typically, if the duration of Smooth Streaming video chunks is 5
seconds, then FIFO cannot be less than 5 seconds worth of chunks,
unless there's only one track (no audio and no subtitles, for

What if we add a new request, say DEMUX_SET_CHILD_DEMUX_PACE, that
would enable / disable the pacing mechanism provided in this very


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