[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Input and Output modules for the Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST) Protocol.

Thomas Guillem thomas at gllm.fr
Thu Oct 25 08:49:25 CEST 2018

On Wed, Oct 24, 2018, at 22:04, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le keskiviikkona 24. lokakuuta 2018, 10.45.43 EEST Sergio M. Ammirata a écrit 
> :
> > poll-timeout could be lowered from the default of 5ms when the
> > demux/decoding chain cannot tolerate that much jitter. A lower value comes
> > at the expense of a tighter loop and more CPU usage.
> A poll timeout is an implementation bug, and thus a poll timeout setting is 
> also two bugs.

What do you mean ? I see a lot of code using the poll timeout to trigger actions, like sending ping every few ms.
What alternative do you propose ?

I think the "poll-timeout" settings should be renamed to reflect the consequence of that timeout, like "maximum-jitter", something like that.

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