[vlc-devel] [RFC PATCH 2/2] access/demux: Make use of live-network-caching variable

Julian Scheel julian at jusst.de
Wed Apr 8 13:56:01 CEST 2015

Am 08.04.2015 um 13:50 schrieb Rémi Denis-Courmont:
> Le 2015-04-08 14:45, Julian Scheel a écrit :
>> Am 08.04.2015 um 13:16 schrieb Rémi Denis-Courmont:
>>> Le 2015-04-08 13:14, Julian Scheel a écrit :
>>>> Use either network-caching or live-network-caching depending on
>>>> whether a
>>>> source is seekable or not.
>>> Any reason to not reuse live-caching?
>> Nothing serious - I just assumed it might make sense to keep the
>> split for networkig vs local sources. I think live-caching is
>> basically used for local inputs like video-card, etc so far.
>> If no-one sees issues with sharing them I'm happy with using
>> live-caching instead.
> I am more concerned about live but jittery sources like (segmented) HTTP
> being considered live than with local and remote capture devices being
> treated equally. Raw UDP and RTP are not that different from DVB, but
> TCP based live streams, hmm

Valuable argument. In that case we might just want to leave it up to the 
single plugin to classify itself as live or not. Just that seekable 
should always be treated as non-live, I'd say...

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