[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Drop POSIX real-time priorities

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Mar 30 16:50:15 CEST 2020

Le maanantaina 30. maaliskuuta 2020, 16.48.23 EEST Francois Cartegnie a écrit 
> Le 30/03/2020 à 15:44, Rémi Denis-Courmont a écrit :
> > This only worked with root privileges, meaning it was pure placebo for
> > those few users that actually invoked the command line flag.
> > 
> > And then it seems more likely to crash the system than the achieve its
> > purpose, seen as VLC was never designed to handle real-time scheduling.
> AFAIU the vlc_thread priorities have also zero effect.

Sure, I am in favor of removing vlc_set_priority() and the priority argument 
to vlc_clone(). But maybe some other platforms want to keep their placebo.


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