[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC] Change fallthrough logic for read_seek to be based on return value

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Tue Sep 13 02:40:13 CEST 2011

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 10:11:09PM +0200, Joakim Plate wrote:
> This changes the logic for read_seek to only use generic seek
> rutines if the return value is AVERROR(ENOSYS) to avoid retrying
> seeks if the demuxer already realized it wasn't possible.
> Before this goes in, all read_seek demuxer functions need to be
> checked to see if they really want a retry with generic functions
> on a failed seek in the demuxer read_seek.
> The gxf change was really the only change needed to make fate pass. However
> that change actually look wrong. So maybe fate should be updated there
> instead.

please explain why
are not sufficient or why they are not ideal


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