[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] rtpdec: Reordering RTP packets
Tue May 25 18:07:50 CEST 2010
On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 10:29:55AM +0000, Joakim Plate wrote:
> Martin Storsj? <martin <at> martin.st> writes:
> > In that setup, one would get reordering if the packets are already in the
> > kernel buffer, but if we're forced to wait for the packet, we'd just
> > return it immediately. Then there's no extra delay.
> > That said, I'm not in favour of this approach - if we really want
> > reordering, we should also be ok with some extra delay, since the out of
> > order packets very well can arrive with some delay. And if we want a very
> > low delay, set the max_delay parameter to a sufficiently low value to
> > avoid all reordering/queuing.
> > // Martin
> Can't say i like this approach either. For an application that has further
> fifo's after demuxing, some extra delay at demuxing would be better
> otherwise the client app must take care to avoid asking for more demux
> packets when it's fifo is reasonably full.
if an application fills a fifo without bound from the demuxer
it will read a whole file from disk in the fifo, a few gb maybe.
so your argument against applies completely independant of rtp design
or even rtp support. unless you choose not to support playback from
files at all
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