[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 3/3] avformat/mov: be more tolerant with interleaving when seeking is slow

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Wed Mar 26 21:28:13 CET 2014

On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 08:51:23PM +0100, wm4 wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:42:37 +0100
> Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Well, it will still break those applications if they were previously
> > used with a fast network link for example.
> > Maybe this patch is indeed the pragmatic solution, it just doesn't
> > feel great.
> Making demuxing dependent on network speed seems to be a horrible
> "solution". The only good thing about this is that it's not actually
> network speed, but just a flag.

That the other other patch will set by default based on whether the
source is a network protocol.

> On the other hand, I'm not quite sure
> what this code does, so maybe I'm not qualified to comment. (Though I
> still wonder whether as a user I should set this flag or not. And what
> does it have to do with networking? Fast, local connections do exist.)

In all fairness, we are talking about one seek per packet.
Many network protocols are crappy enough that 100 MBit Ethernet direct
connection probably wouldn't count as "fast" or even "fast enough" in this

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