[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/protocols: add a note regarding the circular RX UDP buffer

Stefano Sabatini stefasab at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 18:45:37 CEST 2012

 doc/protocols.texi |    5 +++++
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/protocols.texi b/doc/protocols.texi
index 1321075..74c15f6 100644
--- a/doc/protocols.texi
+++ b/doc/protocols.texi
@@ -556,6 +556,11 @@ udp://@var{hostname}:@var{port}[?@var{options}]
 @var{options} contains a list of &-separated options of the form @var{key}=@var{val}.
+In case threading is enabled on the system, a circular buffer is used
+to store the incoming data, which allows to reduce loss of data due to
+UDP socket buffer overruns. The @var{fifo_size} and
+ at var{overrun_nonfatal} options are related to this buffer.
 The list of supported options follows.
 @table @option

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