[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] vlc_block.h: Clarify usage of BLOCK_FLAG_DISCONTINUITY

Ilkka Ollakka ileoo at videolan.org
Tue Oct 13 22:42:26 CEST 2015

On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 10:20:04AM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le 2015-10-13 08:20, git at videolan.org a écrit :
> >vlc | branch: master | Jean-Paul Saman <jpsaman at videolan.org> | Sun
> >Sep 20 10:37:57 2015 +0200| [de4be0a4505564a5f758f06edd74f49498107f6e]
> >| committer: Ilkka Ollakka

> >vlc_block.h: Clarify usage of BLOCK_FLAG_DISCONTINUITY

> >The BLOCK_FLAG_DISCONTINUITY signals timeline changes from the source
> >content or due to seeking.
> >BLOCK_FLAG_CORRUPTION signals data corruption due to corrupted or
> >dropped packets, this includes
> >transport stream continuity counter mismatches.

> That's just NOT what discontinuity means. Discontinuity means signal loss.
> This set of changes breaks RTP and probably some other sources as well.


Do you mean that discontinuity in block case means that there has been
noticed that from previous block and this block there are blocks missing
(signal loss) ?

> New timeline is done wiht reset-PCR, not with the discontinuity flag.

Ilkka Ollakka
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