[vlc-devel] [PATCH v2 6/7] aout: make the drain implementation asynchronous
thomas at gllm.fr
Mon Mar 18 16:51:34 CET 2019
On Mon, Mar 18, 2019, at 16:47, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le lundi 18 mars 2019, 10:18:34 EET Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > On Sat, Mar 16, 2019, at 03:31, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > > Le mercredi 13 mars 2019, 10:55:54 EET Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > > > Yes, only the waveout plugin can do an asynchronous drain (for now).
> > >
> > > You wrote, on the very same topic, that the interface has to handle all
> > > backends. Realistlcally, drain will be blocking for the foreseeable
> > > future, at the very least because of ALSA. Deal with it.
> > >
> > > Besides, there are no explanations what the point of this change is.
> > > Asynchronous drain is not an end of its own, and I cannot say that I see
> > > the use case (unlike asynchronous play).
> > Mostly to simplify lock handling,
> If anything, it's going to make it more complicated, as you would release the
> lock in the middle of an (asynchronous) operation. That's not something we
> currently care about.
> > But I still need to separate drain from flush and have the default loozy
> > drain emulation for most modules.
> Sure. I already agreed to the first parts of the patch series, did I not?
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
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