[vlc-devel] [PATCH] access/file: don't read-ahead when processing remote contents (closes #9885, refs #8446)

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sun Apr 27 15:02:49 CEST 2014

On 27 Apr, Felix Paul Kühne wrote :
> OS X Mavericks takes read-ahead very seriously when accessing SMB drives, so it caches up to a 100 MB. However, when the end of said cache is reached, VLC will stutter because the file system needs to re-connect to the server first. Disabling read-ahead leads to a continous data flow at the media's bitrate.
> This solves a regression introduced in fe0a075ef3


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