[FFmpeg-devel] [FFmpeg-commits] lavf: replace all uses of url_fskip with avio_seek

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger
Wed Mar 2 19:51:21 CET 2011

On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 07:40:56PM +0100, Luca Barbato wrote:
> On 03/02/2011 07:13 PM, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> > Most of the code is essentially unchanged from a time when choosing the wrong
> > one would break things.
> > fskip will have been used for short seeks that would not cause issues with
> > non-seekable or badly seekable streams like stdin and http, fseek for
> > cases where you have given up on that.
> That should had been in doxy, was it?

Generally past behaviour does not go into doxy.

> > As such the distinction served as a documentation at least.
> I guess it hadn't been much effective. =\

As said, by far not to the degree I would have liked it,
and you could say mostly by chance.
Still, the impression of one or the other being "randomly" was
not true I think and I wanted to correct that perception.

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