[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] Fixes for remote server esd audio

Attila Kinali kinali at gmx.net
Mon Dec 8 10:36:27 CET 2003

On Tue, 4 Nov 2003 17:05:23 -0800
Benjamin Osheroff <ben at gimbo.net> wrote:

> This patch contains bugfixes for the esd audio output driver that I
> uncovered while trying to send sound to a remote esd server over a
> wireless (11 mbs, just enough to handle to sound) link.
> First, the sound was full "ticking" sounds.  I found a bug that
> prevented the "send the remainder of this block" code from ever being
> called - so large chunks of audio were simply being ignored.  Fixing
> this bug removed the "ticking" from audio streams. 
> Fixing this bug, however, uncovered another problem - when the socket
> buffer was full, doing a blocking write to finish the buffer would take
> far too long and would turn video into a chunky mess.  I'd imagine this
> blocking write would be fine for an audio-only stream, but it turns out
> to hold up the video far too much.
> The solution in this patch is to write as much data as possible to the
> socket, and then return as soon as possible, reporting the number of
> bytes actually written accurately back to mplayer.  I've tested it on
> both local and remote esd servers, and it works well. 

This Patch is still uncommented.

			Attila Kinali

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