[vlc-devel] [PATCH] http: don't reconnect if offset is equal to or larger than file size

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Mar 10 02:36:16 CET 2016

Le 2016-03-09 06:42, Zhao Zhili a écrit :
> Sorry to hear that, I care about this issue since sending a request
> and waiting for a response is expensive for a slow connection.

In terms of bits, the HTTP request is negligible compared to the stream 
itself, even including the overhead from lower layers.

Streaming through a pay-per-bit connection is generally unadvisable.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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