[vlc-devel] [PATCH] input: add ES_OUT_FORCE_PACE_CONTROL request

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Oct 30 16:16:08 CET 2012

Le mardi 30 octobre 2012 15:52:07, Frédéric Yhuel a écrit :
> This is useful to avoid too heavy buffering when the input cannot have
> its speed controlled. In practice, depth of decoders' FIFO would stay
> below 10.

To the contrary, that makes the problem worse.

When the input cannot be paced, then the output has to follow the input rate. 
It's a feature, not a bug. Otherwise, either there will be constant underflow, 
or there will be overflow accumulating somewhere until that thing explodes or 
locks up.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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