[vlc-devel] MPEG-DASH and the likes

Frédéric Yhuel yhuelf at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 23:08:22 CEST 2013

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 10:41 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> Le jeudi 29 août 2013 18:12:34 Frédéric Yhuel a écrit :
>> Ok, I did not even understand that VLC core used to not support
>> threaded demuxers, but that is good news anyway :-)
> It still does not. Someone needs to fix DEMUX_SET_PAUSE.


>> By "threaded demuxer", you mean something like for ex. a demux with
>> main thread and input thread? Or am I completely off track?
> I mean a demuxer that spawns a thread internally and accesses the underlying
> byte stream (demux_t.s) from within that thread. Normal demuxers only access
> the byte stream from the probe function, from pf_demux and from pf_control.

Ok thanks for the clarification!

IMHO it would indeed be simpler and cleaner to code a Smooth Streaming
(or DASH) module with such a threaded demux.

Best regards,

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