[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/4] mkv/demux: fix 17567: null-pointer dereference in EnsureDuration

Steve Lhomme robux4 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 11:10:16 CET 2016

On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> Le 2016-11-02 11:29, Steve Lhomme a écrit :
>> To summarize the issue, is STREAM_CAN_FASTSEEK_FORWARD needed ?
> I cannot comment on MKV spec. But I think you will not achieve anything with
> STREAM_CAN_FASTSEEK_FORWARD. Specifically, I do not know any underlying
> access or stream filter that would support or seeking fast in only one
> direction.

I think we discussed that in the past, but in the end we have no way
how "fast" is the fast seeking anyway. On a network mounted drive the
OS may report it can seek as much as you want but there's no guarantee
it will be fast.

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