[vlc-devel] [PATCH] input: subtitles: Added support for detecting external subtitle files on network shares

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Mar 9 22:19:58 CET 2016

Le 2016-03-09 22:52, Benjamin Adolphi a écrit :
> Thanks for the feedback. I can implement this so that it will
> differentiate between local and remote files and keep the old
> behaviour for local files. But what do you mean by "setup delays for
> remote files"?

Network is slow, or it can be. Sometimes very slow or infinitely slow 
even. We cannot block the input thread or the UI thread just to check 
that some remote subtitle file exists.

Not to mention that some people will rightfully complain about dialogs 
and/or unsolicited server-side errors.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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