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

Luca Barbato lu_zero at gentoo.org
Wed Mar 9 19:40:44 CET 2005

> Well, It is stupid but it is the easiest way. And It is something 
> I don't have control on. So I must live with it.
> I don't see why to don't allow having index in beginning. Yes it does
> mean that I will have to reprocess (copy) the file once it have been
> created or leave some space on purpose, with hope index will fit on it.
> (20k is reasonable waste)
> I do think that it should be possible to be done it if linear reading is
> needed..
> Unnecessarily limiting standard won't bring anything good.

the best solution for http/ftp streaming (that sucks) is just have a 
separate "just headers+index" nutfile.

A dirty but effective solution could be have some logic to use chained 

(is the idea of having nutfiles headers only to allow fast file recovery 
still valid?)



Luca Barbato

Gentoo/linux Developer		Gentoo/PPC Operational Manager

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