[vlc-devel] Pause streaming from the source and buffering to compensate
remi at remlab.net
Wed Sep 26 21:17:39 CEST 2012
Le mercredi 26 septembre 2012 00:25:35, LANGLOIS Olivier PIS -EXT a écrit :
> 1. How do you keep in sync dozens of clients when playback can be
> interrupted by async events beside doing it centrally? (network jittering
> and buffering are not really issues for us as we are in a LAN)
VLC has a "netsync" plugin. But it is hackish and its configuration is rather
By default, there are no attempts to synchronize receivers.
> 2. Old vlc players (0.9.8) were not exhibiting this behavior when pausing
Lots of stuff changed since versions 0.9. Unsurprisingly, accidental/unintended
features do tend to break and change across releases.
> 3. Why vlc itself is allowing weird actions when used as a streamer?
Nobody cared to prevent it. Retrospectively, the VLC streaming output has been
badly under-maintained ever since Laurent graduated and stopped working on it.
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