[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/2] access: file: remote FS can't FAST_SEEK

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Apr 16 19:00:25 CEST 2019

Le tiistaina 16. huhtikuuta 2019, 19.24.56 EEST Alexandre Janniaux a écrit :
> I agree that the prefetcher being not designed for that case is a valid
> point against the patch, but expecting all mounted file system
> to be fast seems like a big shortcut to me

Regular file semantics in POSIX specification and in Linux/BSD kernels are what 
they are, whether you like them or not.

You can call if a big shortcut (compared to pipe or stream socket semantics) 
but that won't change them.


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