[vlc-devel] [PATCH] access: dvb: Realloc block to actually used size.

Julian Scheel julian at jusst.de
Tue Sep 24 14:59:02 CEST 2013

Am 24.09.2013 11:15, schrieb Rémi Denis-Courmont:
> On Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:41:30 +0200, Julian Scheel <julian at jusst.de> wrote:
>> What would you suggest to overcome the issue?
> All I suggest is that it is a generic performance problem with stream
> buffering and that hacking the DVB access won't resolve it.
>>> I think the real problem is that stream buffering is not working the
> way
>>> it should. Similar issues have also plagued UDP and HTTP at least.
>> UDP input does the same realloc.
> ...which caused packet loss.

The realloc caused packet loss? Why that? I see that a too small buffer 
size would cause packet loss, but not why the realloc does cause packet 
loss? Except if the system would be under 100% load.

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