[vlc-devel] [PATCH 01/11] mkv: fixed DEMUX_GET_TIME

Denis Charmet typx at dinauz.org
Mon May 23 10:26:58 CEST 2016

On 2016-05-21 13:08, Filip Roséen wrote:
>  	* Since the time yield by DEMUX_GET_TIME is the time used to seek
> within the slaves (if any), how is the demuxer PTS not an appropriate
> value?

Slave is a broken by design implementation and should not be used as a 
reference for anything.

> Sorry if I have misunderstood or missed something regarding the
> semantics of DEMUX_GET_TIME; some clarification would be very helpful!
> An example of where using the PTS will fail will also be helpful, so
> that I can properly wrap my head around this (because currently I am
> as confused as a duck ending up at a college class).

Using the PTS knowing that it's not strictly increasing means that you 
will end up seeing case where the timebar goes back and forth.

Denis Charmet - TypX
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