[vlc-devel] [PATCH] libvlc: add libvlc_media_parse_with_options

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Jan 15 19:37:22 CET 2015

Le 2015-01-15 21:11, Felix Paul Kühne a écrit :
> Tbh, I’d appreciate a sync mode, as in some corner cases, a certain
> client app needs to wait until libvlc finished parsing before 
> starting
> playback. Using sync parsing is a simple and efficient way to
> accomplish this.

You're confusing the sync mode with the ability to be signaled of 

Sync mode is highly undesirable in any circumstance because the calling 
thread gets stuck for arbitrarily long with no way out. The only 
reasonable way to use sync mode is in a dedicated process, e.g. a CLI 

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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