[vlc-devel] [PATCH V3 02/19] clock: add AddOriginPoint

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Sep 9 18:05:29 CEST 2019

Le maanantaina 9. syyskuuta 2019, 18.58.29 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> On Sat, Sep 7, 2019, at 14:33, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Le perjantaina 6. syyskuuta 2019, 18.20.32 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > > Will be used by the future "clock: forward clock update points" commit.
> > 
> > I don't see why there should be a table here. This is going to add
> > impossible to handle error cases, potentially unbounded table size, and
> > it's not at all according to the design from spring 2018.
> Mainly to handle the TS case where the origin can change midstream if you
> seek back to the first origin. But it's a corner case that is not
> necessarily needed.

I don't think the clock has any business with play time. It's just a mapping 
between system and media timestamps.

Mapping play time to media timestamps is the job of the demuxer (and yes, the 
current DEMUX_GET_TIME/DEMUX_GET_POSITION concept is too limited).

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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