[vlc-devel] [PATCH] input: subtitles: Added support for detecting external subtitle files on network shares
b.adolphi at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 12:51:37 CET 2016
Thank you! I will talk to him!
On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 10:29 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
> Hello Benjamin,
> The subject is a bit more complex than it seems, to be honest.
> You should talk to Thomas Guillem on IRC, he's been doing half of the
> work for this complex issue already.
> On 09 Mar, Benjamin Adolphi wrote :
>> Ok, so I can move the detection of remote subtitles into another
>> thread. And there is probably a way to deactivate dialogs for this
>> kind of access? Or do you think that the whole idea of implementing
>> this kind of feature is flawed?
>> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 10:19 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
>> > 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
>> > http://www.remlab.net/
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