[FFmpeg-user] problems consuming live single file hls

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 17:03:49 EET 2019

2019-01-12 11:44 GMT+01:00, Daniel Oberhoff <danieloberhoff at googlemail.com>:

>>> Since hls is a streaming format i would actually expect this to work.
>> It does work for "multi file" which is what hls is meant to be.
> Byte-range is part of the standard (see
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-pantos-http-live-streaming-08#section-3.4.1),
> so single file is as much "meant to be" as multi-file afaict.

But the playlist does not change or does it?

>> If you use single file, I don't see how the behaviour can be
>> different, you can reproduce it using mpegts on your local
>> file system.
> What do you mean? The desire is for new entries in the playlist to
> become visible only after the data is visible to open/read. You are
> saying this is impossible? I cant imagine that to be honest. Would you
> accept a patch if i can get this to work?

Patches are always preferred over bug reports (but bug reports
are very welcome), and there is no doubt that I may completely
misunderstand the issue.

Carl Eugen

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