[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main/DOCS/tech mpcf.txt,1.69,1.70

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Mar 9 17:22:08 CET 2005


On Wednesday 09 March 2005 16:23, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> On Sat,  5 Mar 2005 00:12:44 +0100 (CET)
> syncmail at mplayerhq.hu (Michael Niedermayer CVS) wrote:
> > CVS change done by Michael Niedermayer CVS
> >
> > Update of /cvsroot/mplayer/main/DOCS/tech
> > In directory mail:/var2/tmp/cvs-serv5211
> >
> > Modified Files:
> >  mpcf.txt
> > Log Message:
> > returning to the old index at the end system, alternatives are too
> > complex with questionable advantages
> Mostly agree.
> But I have one big objection. For online playing it is good the index to
> be in the begging of the file so no additional seeking should be done.
> (seeking over ftp and http is very slow, mplayer de facto closes the
> stream and opens new one and server can detect this as intentional
> attempt to overload it)
> Of course as dalias had pointed, with current indexing it is very hard
> to relocate because the pointers inside index will also change.
> Well I request an simple change - pointers to be done relative.
> In short it will show the offset in bytes between keyframes.


        value of the timetamp of a keyframe relative to the last keyframe
        stored in this index


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