[vlc-devel] [PATCH 00/17] RFC Split block_t into 2 different data containers

Denis Charmet typx at dinauz.org
Wed Apr 24 18:35:01 CEST 2019


On 2019-04-24 15:57, Thomas Guillem wrote:
> I also 2 other issues with this RFC:
>  - Drop of flags in vlc_data_t: sadly, there will be no ways for
> accesses to report a discontinuity. I know it is broken in VLC 3.0
> since flags are lost in stream filters, but there are a lot of
> requests to bring back the ability for accesses to notify a
> discontinuity. We should fix it for 4.0 and therefore keep this flag.

I thought about it when I was implementing it. And I don't know any 
pure demux (short of TS) able to handle discontinuity. So you can flag 
your stream, it will still be ignored. I don't see the point of keeping 
that before demuxers can handle that.

Denis Charmet - TypX
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