[vlc-devel] [PATCH] video_output: drop frames that take too much time to process

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Aug 11 18:51:27 CEST 2020

Le maanantaina 10. elokuuta 2020, 14.32.31 EEST Steve Lhomme a écrit :
> If a frame arrives at the rendering step later than it's display time (plus
> the late threshold we allow), there's no way it will be displayed in time
> or even late with some tolerance.
> We can drop it and save some rendering/swap time for the next picture. We
> just didn't detect the lateness at an upper level.

Typically, rendering/swapping is not what consumes CPU time.
This could help or it could make things worse.

Not sure this is a good idea.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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